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James P. Lucier

It’s true that Alaskans look at foreign policy from a different perspective. They know the world is a globe. They look at their neighbors from the polar projection, while the lower 48 are still thinking east and west along the…

Would you trust Sarah Palin to negotiate with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad without preconditions? Well, why not? Palin came into the governor’s office and found a mess on her desk. The oil deal struck by defeated Republican governor Frank Murkowski wasn’t working….

Even as the Democratic presidential contest seems to be morphing into Dr. Doolittle’s mythical beast with a head at each end, the pushmi-pullyu, John McCain has the chance to make a leisurely choice of potential running mates. But he had…

by James P. Lucier | Nov 21, 2005

Ogden Nash: The Life and Work of America’s Laureate of Light Verse by Douglas M. Parker, with a foreword by Dana Gioia (Ivan R. Dee, 336 pages, $27.50) OGDEN NASH WAS THAT RARE BIRD in the 20th century, a poet…

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