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Tale of Two Cities

"Stop 'N Frisk Trickle-Down Economics"

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 03.23.2014 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

Unless we want an America that is a tale of two cities, a tale of two nations, a "Downton Abby America on steroids," then let's hope that the refreshing message of progressives such as Bill de Basio seize the moment, and the public votes a stop and frisk of Reaganomics.

Words Matter: Mario Cuomo's 1984 Tale of Two Cities Relevant to Today's Politics of Disappointment

Karen Hinton | Posted 08.27.2013 | Politics
Karen Hinton

Almost 30 years ago, on a 30-inch Zenith TV with rabbit ear antenna situated close to the screen front door of Lusco's Restaurant in Greenwood, Mississippi, was the face of Mario Cuomo, speaking to the 1984 Democratic Convention in San Francisco.

Literature on Love

Kara King | Posted 11.20.2012 | Teen
Kara King

As a "bookie," I'm constantly reading. When I need an answer, I turn to my fictional favorites. Today, I look to books for answers on the most written-about topic in the history of mankind, love itself.

Not 'Great' But 'Adequate Expectations'

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Sprouting in the wake of the popular Twitter hashtag #lessambitiousmovies, which became a trending topic yesterday, another more literary hashtag emer...

Oprah Picks 2 Dickens Novels For Book Club

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK — Better set some time aside for Oprah Winfrey's latest book club pick. The talk show host has selected a pair of Dickens classics, "A...

Friday Talking Points [87] -- A Tale Of Two Houses

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Simply for acting like a leader this week, Speaker Pelosi wins the Most Impressive Democrat Of The Week award hands-down.