Opinion


Friday, August 1st

Away from the tyranny of the self

By Kathryn Lopez NEA Columnist "Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency," the late poet Maya Angelou reflected in an interview with USA Today... read more...

Sleep, sleep... glorious sleep

By Rachel Ballin Contributor What is the number one thing I miss most about my life pre kiddos - sleep, slumber, rest! But letís preface that with saying I love my kids mo... read more...

DVD Patrol: The Other Woman, Bad Words, Lucy

By Todd Campbell Contributor Time for some more fun, Patrollers! The Toddster has finally done it and caught a movie in the Theater after a pretty bleak July but things ar... read more...

Future generations will ask: Why didn't Congress impeach Obama when it could?

How will future generations look back on our gravest national emergency of all time? And how will they regard what their forebears didn't do about it? This will include what... read more...


Thursday, July 31st

One person made a difference

When Cokie was a freshman at Wellesley College in 1960, she met a boy from Harvard named Marc Roberts at a political event. Two years later at another meeting, she saw someone... read more...


Wednesday, July 30th

Governmentís ultimate power:Executing Americans, with atrocities

By Nat Hentoff, NEA Columnist I have been reporting for years on the kinds of executions that led Justice Harry Blackmun to declare in a Feb.22, 1994, dissent (Callins v. C... read more...


Monday, July 28th

Our bodies are not subject to hostile takeovers

Iím a 25-year-old woman currently without any children. One day, perhaps Iíll be lucky enough to raise the coolest little kiddo around. Said kiddo will be brought into this cr... read more...

Explore your local county fair

Summer is in full swing and one of the best ways to spend a day or night in upstate New York is enjoying some time at the local county fair. Young or old, there is nothing be... read more...

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