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Monthly Archives: October 2008

Remembering Tanya and Marga

- Two exceptional Trinity Women were laid to rest yesterday.   Family, classmates, friends gathered in Washington and Massachusetts to mourn Tanya Tenille Young, a student, and Marga McNally Rosenbaum, an alumna, both gone too young after long struggles with devastating illnesses.  …
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Pheelin' Phine

- hwl.jpeg Be kind to all the Philadelphia natives today if we seem a little giddy — improbably, the Phillies just won the World Series!   Only the second such crown in 126 years of baseball in the City of Brotherly Love (sometimes),…
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One Week To Go

- This time next week — November 4, 2008 — millions of Americans will be heading to the polls to choose a new president.   Seems like we’ve been anticipating this moment for the better part of the last four years.   This…
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Washington Elite? Take the Test!

- I think a lot of us who live in the Washington area are befuddled about the presidential campaign.   We keep hearing about “Real America” pitched against the “Washington Elite.”   Is that us?  Hmmm.   That little box that says “federal taxes”…
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Political Fashion

- shopping.jpegWhenever I go to Nieman Marcus (how’s that for an attention grabber?) I always have the same thought:  Where’s the EXIT?  No offense to Nieman’s, but stores that have minimalist displays with one or two tasteful-but-shockingly-expensive items displayed like religious…
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Trinity Students on the Campaign Trail!

- trinity-students-1-large.jpg (Trinity students Sydney Cross, Tarje Davis, Brittany Everett, Molly Palmer, Anastasia Adams campaign in Ohio.) Sydney Cross wrote me a note about the experience that she and four other Trinity students had recently when they campaigned in Ohio with the…
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"You are way hotter in person…"

- Did you see Sarah Palin on Saturday Night Live the other night?    You can see the clip here.  Governor Palin, like many politicians before her, (and like her running mate John McCain appearing on David Letterman’s show last week),…
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Voices of Trinity: Sarah Mihalus for Nader

- sarah-5.jpgTrinity student Sarah Mihalus has been working for third party candidate Ralph Nader.  She wrote to me last month to observe that Nader and other third party candidates are not getting much attention — not in the general election,…
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Rhetoric, Reality, Responsibility

- The world is in economic chaos and the candidates for president of the United States, and their surrogates, are talking about who’s friends with whom, like some schoolyard scorecard. At rallies, some candidate supporters who are ardently pro-life…
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Columbus Day Sales: A New World

- pinta_and_santa_maria_nina.jpgae_sc_5.gif Just in time to stop all those Wall Street traders from jumping off (or trying to sell many times over) the Brooklyn Bridge — the Columbus Day holiday interrupts the fevered selling of stocks to promote fevered selling of sheets,…
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