Monthly Archives: October 2015

Meet Honest Gil Fulbright — Presidential Candidate

Meet Honest Gil Fulbright — Presidential Candidate     A few years ago I wrote a piece, “The Virtues of Political Theater” (Archives, Mar 2012). I couldn’t find a better example of it than the campaign of Honest Gil Fulbright. He’s a … Continue reading

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Italian Appreciation Day

Italian Appreciation Day (dedicated to Ethel Ricci Anderson, one of our rational treasures)     There was quite a ruckus last year over Columbus Day, as in recent years, as more people get to know Christopher Columbus for the monster he was … Continue reading

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Inheriting the Wind, Again

Inheriting the Wind, Again     It’s déjà vu all over again, as Yogi Berra once said. It seems like I just did a piece on religious extremists using the Bible as a cudgel against the rest of us, but that was … Continue reading

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