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by | Jul 19, 2012

Last weekend friends dragged me to a Woody Guthrie tribute show where a dozen local bands performed the songs of…

by | Jul 12, 2012

Much has been written about Mayberry, North Carolina, since the death last week of Andy Griffith — about his show’s…

by | Jul 5, 2012

Rob Sisson is green and proud of it. As president of ConservAmerica, the conservative organization promoting the stewardship of our…

by | Jun 28, 2012

Pity the poor stay-at-home mom. In one ear there is Mainstream Society pressuring her to work outside the home so…

by | Jun 21, 2012

Jury Duty. A civic obligation. A shared American tradition. A chance to see the inner workings of our justice system,…

by | Jun 14, 2012

It must have seemed a good idea at the time. A brand new town dreamt up by Jane Jacobs’ acolytes,…

by | Jun 7, 2012

“You’ll go far,” a well-intentioned high school English teacher once told me. Wouldn’t he be disappointed to learn that I…

by | May 31, 2012

For many reasons, all of them excellent, I have never been asked to deliver a commencement address. I have been…

by | May 24, 2012

“Of all the bewildering things about a new country,” wrote the novelist Willa Cather, “the absence of human landmarks is…

by | May 17, 2012

It is a familiar sight here in the inner-city: young men in the prime of life aimlessly hanging out on…

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