Monthly Archives: October 2012

Dumping your grandparents in Slovakia?

Why are elderly Germans being sent to Slovakia? The answer might surprise you. Advertisements

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The Winter Classic is on ice

Yes, the Winter Classic is played on ice. Unless of course the game is cancelled, a decision that appears hours away.

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There will be no basketball in Brooklyn (for one night)

One of the more anticipated early season NBA match-ups was the Brooklyn Nets hosting the New York Knicks. For important and necessary reasons, that game scheduled for Thursday night has been postponed.

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The Democratic president and the Republican governor…

…are working together. And somehow this is news? Have we become so polarized as a society that various news organizations had to report President Obama and New Jersey governor Chris Christie examining damage from Sandy not through the lens of … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Presidential election, Barack Obama, Chris Christie, democracy, Democratic Party, federal government, Importance of image, leadership, Mitt Romney, partisan politics, political analysis, political reporting, politics, Republican Party | Leave a comment

So, you say Mitt Romney’s tax plan doesn’t add up?

Hey, stop playing politics. Instead use this interactive Washington Post feature to make that policy work.

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The Hamilton TigerCats need all the mojo they can get, and…

…as the Canadian Press reports, their provincial rivals have given them some. Of course, the TigerCats need to beat Toronto and then keep their fingers crossed that the Edmonton Eskimos lose their final regular season game. In other words, Hamilton … Continue reading

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Blue skies

The blue skies of spring look brighter than the blue skies of winter, you know.

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