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Monthly Archives: June 2008

Adirondack Chronicles, Part XI

- tahawus-view-small.jpg Everyone needs the memory of great open spaces to help us through the drudgery of too many long days in closed rooms with fluorescent lights and bad air and droning meetings….  My favorite wide open spaces are here in the…
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Surviving the Sandbagged Summer

- sydney-small.jpg Sophomore Sydney Cross has witnessed the devastating floods in the midwest first-hand from her family home in Missouri.  She shared these photographs and brief comments in a recent email message: “I thought I would leave you with these pictures of…
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At last, Summer

- long-lake-sunset-medium.jpg Summer arrived at 7:59 pm last night on the east coast of the U.S. Not a moment too soon. The summer solstice marks the longest day of the year, a bright moment when the sun hangs highest in the sky,…
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The Risk of Justice

- What is the price of due process? According to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the price could be American lives. He wrote that in a blistering dissent to a Supreme Court decision last week that declared that the “detainees” held…
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Killer Tomatoes

- tomato_large.jpgHow much more bad news can the nation take? Floods, tornadoes, gas prices. Harrison Ford raiding again. Jim McKay is gone. So’s Dick Martin. No more entertaining news from the primary elections. Mars lander having a hard time scooping dirt.…
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Now Let Us Make Progress

- As Great Moments in History go, Tuesday, June 3, 2008 seemed fairly low-key considering the stakes and implications. For endless long months, from deep winter to the edge of summer, Democratic voters have turned out in record numbers in presidential…
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Politicizing Holy Communion

- When the wise founders of this nation created the Constitution of the United States, they made it a top priority — the First Amendment — to be sure that matters of Church and State remained in separate realms, lest this…
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