Blame Madison, Hamilton

Reflecting on recent politics

Informed voters?

Antibiotic Awareness Week

Kudos for great article

Maine going downhill

Happy days are here again

Reminds me of 'The Godfather'

Photo brought a smile

A change for Veterans Day


Nothing wrong with populist nationalism

WASHINGTON — When French President Emmanuel Macron denounced populist nationalism this week and called on world leaders to support institutions such as the United...

India joins the 'nuclear triad' club

On Nov. 5, India announced that its first domestically made nuclear powered submarine, the INS Arihant, had just completed its first "deterrence patrol" by...

Whole universes are dying while we wait

Maybe this is futile. After all, there’s little point in talking back to a deranged person, especially if he is dead. Both descriptions fit the...

Will history repeat itself in Florida election?

MIAMI — Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, had the best line when it comes to the latest Florida election in which contests for governor and...

U.S. economy not so much an election factor

WASHINGTON — One lesson of the midterm elections is that economic growth is losing its power to unite the country and to reduce explosive...

Moderate Republicans face a dilemma

If there was one place where the moderate Republican could make a brave last stand, it was at the Metropolitan Republican Club on Manhattan's...

No, President Trump is not diminished

Midterm losses typically humble a sitting president of the United States, but Donald Trump is beyond humbling. He is the most unbowed president ever to...

We can regain respect in this country, if we work at it

As I write this the midterm elections are five days away. As you read this the midterm elections will be concluded. What are the...

We were once enemies; now, friends

I made a new friend a few weeks ago. His name is Mr. Nghia, and he lives in a village not far from Da...

Maine's about-faces

One thing was certain, the school superintendent told us. Whoever we chose to succeed him would be strong in the areas in which we...


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