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nonfiction The Brilliant, Bitter, Unlikable Scion of an American Political Dynasty A portrait of Henry Adams (1838-1918). “The Last American Aristocrat,” a new biography by David S. Brown, “reveals how dynastic burden shaped the personality and career of the brilliant, bitter and thoroughly unlikable man who brought the prominence of the Adams family, and expectations […]
The death of former New York City mayor David Dinkins prompts me to show you a couple of charts. First off, here is violent crime in New York City: In hindsight, this chart makes it obvious that crime was dropping during Dinkins’ entire term as mayor, well before Giuliani won the 1993 mayoral election. Violent […]
As an intellectual, however, Henry was a decided success. Even critics who thought “his influence … not quite wholesome,” the writer Owen Wister observed, admitted that “he knew an extraordinary number of things very well — better than almost anybody you were likely to see in America — to be with him, dine with him, […]
Delta Air Lines Chief Executive Ed Bastian said the travel corridor between New York and London is complicated and it would be easier to relaunch transatlantic flights to “just about any” other European capital, Britain’s Financial Times https://www.ft.com/content/4f34798a-c407-462a-b7ff-cdcf703c35c8 reported on Sunday. Americans can travel to the UK but have been required since the spring to […]
The tense debate exemplifies the political tinderbox that much of the United States has become, where an emblem on a mask or a patch on a sleeve can ignite a dispute that consumes a community. At the center of the conflict is a symbol that has come to mean vastly different things to different people, […]
Home>Feature>November 21, 2020: Rep. Bill Pascrell, Assemblywoman Aura Dunn, political consultants Michael Muller and Mickey Quinn November 21, 2020: Rep. Bill Pascrell, Assemblywoman Aura Dunn, political consultants Michael Muller and Mickey Quinn By David Wildstein, November 21 2020 7:17 pm Click the play button to listen to the New Jersey Globe Power Hour for November 21, […]
Inquiries into the president and his businesses, one criminal and one civil, are now looking at tax deductions taken on consulting fees. Some of the payments appear to have gone to Ivanka Trump. Powered by WPeMatico This content was originally published here.