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Why a lot of pundits do not understand our government

And why we do better at this than they do. Because we’re not pundits. We are voters. As one of us, I vote for a representative in the House and for two senators. Pundits who live and work in Washington, … Continue reading

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When my dad penetrated the Kremlin

My father, Nate Fein, died in 1988, mostly of emphysema. He’d smoked most of his life, since he was 7 years old. Before I was born, he was a writer, often of political satire. And perhaps because his parents had … Continue reading

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“Town Forgets to Have Election Again”

Since we managed to have an election this past year — and our new mayor faced his first snowfall crisis within twenty-four hours of being sworn in — I give you this lovely, funny piece from Lowering the Bar, which … Continue reading

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