Author Archive | hannah

A tidbit from history.

As published in Foster’s Daily Democrat on Friday, October 10 Strange, curious To the editor: Fifty years ago, on a beautiful October day, I was a young Georgetown University faculty member walking across that fairly liberal Jesuit campus when a gregarious freshman with a southern accent stopped me to ask why I was wearing a […]

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That’s my reaction to the stream of missives from the New Hampshire Democratic Party pleading for dollars to counter the influx into Republican coffers from away. Not only am I not upset that billionaires and millionaires are throwing dollars into political campaigns in the state, that they’re stupid enough to think dollars determine votes tells […]

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Senator Shaheen proposes to improve TRICARE

TRICARE is the health insurance program for members of the military and their dependents. As such, it is a Congressional responsibility and entirely appropriate for the Congress to define in the law. On the other hand, even though The Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2014, which Senator Shaheen introduced this […]

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It Must Be Catching

Annie Kuster, our U.S. House Rep. for the Second District, is touting a ‘no’ vote to raise money for her re-election. “Just say no,” must be catching. Kuster writes: Last night, I voted no against Speaker Boehner’s attempt to sue the president. I did this because we don’t need to waste any more time playing […]

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Segregation in the Middle East

I’d only suggest that segregation or exclusionary behavior is apparently very difficult to resist. It assumes various names, but is always the same. Some humans are shut off or shut themselves off from others to serve the delusion that the act of exclusion makes them somehow more special or significant than the rest of their […]

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Rally for Market Basket

Looks like members of the Board of Directors, who ousted long-time CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, aren’t gaining much favor with shoppers and employees challenging that decision. While the matter seems to have come to a head the last week, regular custormers at Market Basket know it’s been festering for a while.

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