Monthly Archives: April 2009

Public, Servant

That Federal officials responsible for the famous New York fly-over told local officials not to release the information is, I think, typical of what has become a much more prevalent attitude among local, state and Federal governments: one which basically … Continue reading

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Get Yours Now!

“The National Collector’s Mint has created a commemorative to honor the first 100 days in office of our historic new President! This non-monetary, specially-commissioned, privately-minted proof is 42 mm in diameter, dwarfing every United States circulating coin ever minted! It’s … Continue reading

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You Got the Wrong Guy Here!

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette columnist Dan Simpson writes that embattled Pennsylvania Sen. Arlen Specter switch parties. James Taranto does his usual skillful job eviscerating Simpson’s arguments, but this was striking to me: The first time I met Mr. Specter was in 1974 … Continue reading

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A Bad Day for Baseball

Harry Kalas, Voice of the Phillies since 1971, is dead at 73. He collapsed in the broadcast booth before today’s game against the Nationals. What better place to go than at the ballpark? And news has just come through that … Continue reading

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