Events of July 21, 2013
"There it is!" I cried, over the sound of Kelly Clarkson's singing on the radio, pointing out my window at the white sign gle...
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As a nice Italian boy, as well as a former runner-up in the Newman's Own & Good Housekeeping Recipe Contest for a dish I called Zezima's Zesty Ziti Zinger, I have many remembrances of things pasta.
The real issue that divides the country right now is not the precise tax rate but whether we as a people share a common fate or not.
State-of-the-town speeches exploded during the housing boom, when mayors could describe the growth in the tax base and bask in the glow. After everything went to hell in 2008, mayors would probably have preferred to skip the speech.
America's mayors, in their annual state of the village speeches at local libraries, chambers of commerce and community centers, are compelled to keep it real.
Often when discussing the advent of a new era in nuclear power generation, advocates for nukes tread lightly over certain subjects, such as waste disposal and security issues.
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