Shortly before Thanksgiving, internet content farms began releasing articles about how to avoid contentious political discussions with relatives during the holiday season, as if, in the absence of clever techniques of distraction, the carving knife intended for the turkey might soon turn into a weapon….
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By Lee H. Hamilton I’ve been a Democrat all my life. But that doesn’t mean I favor a weak Republican Party. Indeed, just the opposite. Before my Democratic friends drum me out of the party, let me explain why. Our nation is stronger and our…
By Jasper Craven, VTDigger.org
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — After weeks of withholding his official support, Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary Clinton for president Tuesday, July 12.
“Secretary Clinton has won the Democratic nominating process, and I congratulate her for that,” Sanders said in a rhetorical shift from…
By Angelo S. Lynn The die has been cast: Clinton will be the Democrat nominee. She has won the majority of the pledged delegates, she has won more states and contests, her steadfast support is across more demographic sectors of the population and far stronger…
By Lee H. Hamilton
If there’s a theme that sets this political season apart, it’s the voters’ utter disdain for most of the people who practice politics. They’re fed up with politicians, they’ve lost faith and confidence in the political “elite,” and they don’t believe…
By Wendy Reese
Teaching yoga for 15 years, I’ve come to know that yoga improves balance, strength, flexibility and the ability to surrender. Unknowingly, I became a student of yoga from a most unlikely teacher when I volunteered for a nine-month appointment on…
In his speech last week outlining his plans to use military force against the jihadists of the Islamic State, President Obama gave Congress only passing mention. “I have the authority to address the threat from ISIL,” he said. “But I believe we are strongest as…
On Friday, Sept. 26, absentee and early voting began for the General Election. From now until 5 p.m. or the close of the town clerk’s office on the day before the election (which, for the General Election is Monday, Nov. 3,) any registered voter may…
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Local News 21 September, 2018