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“This Town” captures a place and time

Tom Wolfe’s 1987 masterpiece Bonfire of the Vanities¬† captured the greed, class, ambition, and politics of Reagan era New York City. So, too, does Mark Leibovich’s This Town capture early ¬†21st century Washington, D.C.¬† Bonfire, however, is fiction and This … Continue reading

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Shirley Sherrod incident shows race in U.S. remains touchy subject

Sometimes you just have to pile on, which is why I feel compelled to weigh in on the firing and potential rehiring of Shirley Sherrod by the U. S. Department of Agriculture. The executing arm may have been that of … Continue reading

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