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R. Andrew Newman
R. Andrew Newman is a freelance journalist in western Nebraska.
by | Jun 23, 2006

If you refrain from punching your fist in the air exuberantly over the holiness, the exaltedness, the eye-spinning splendiferousness of same-sex marriage, if you fail to demand this very nanosecond that courts make it the law of the land, Andrew…

by | Jun 15, 2006

The Episcopal Church’s fight over gay marriage and its strained relations with a sizeable swath of the Anglican Communion will dominate the headlines for yet another General Convention. That, I’m afraid, is old news. The battle’s been decided, only a…

by | Jun 9, 2006

On Tuesday, June 6, 2006 — the sixth day of the sixth month of the century’s sixth year — I wasn’t to be found pawing a $27 tub of popcorn, eyes glued to the big screen for the remake of…

by | Jun 2, 2006

It’s not every day my neck of the prairie registers on the national sonar, but one and a half hours from where I write this a district court judge issued a sentence that’s still pinging loudly and clearly. A dot…

by | May 26, 2006

Lloyd Bentsen, who died Tuesday at 85, is remembered, above all, for a stinging put-down in the 1988 vice-presidential debate. When the issues of age and experience were raised repeatedly, the 41-year-old Dan Quayle compared himself to John F. Kennedy….

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