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What It Was Like Being Engaged to a Hollywood Liberal

What It Was Like Being Engaged to a Hollywood Liberal

Once, in the land of Los Angeles, I was engaged to a Hollywood liberal. Alec Baldwin was his name and the time was 1982 to 1983. Alec was charming and funny and quite persuasive. I loved him and consider him

Satellites, 'Northern Exposure,' and America's Future

As a satellite barrels towards Earth this week with impending doom, the references to Northern Exposure are many. I, of course, remember it well. Maggie, my character on Northern Exposure, was giving her boyfriend, Rick, a pilot’s examination. He made

George Washington's Words Through the Prism of Today: Part 3

Part three of an essay inspired by George Washington’s Farewell Address: Faction… they are likely in the course of time and things to become potent engines by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power

George Washington's Words Through the Prism of Today: Part 2

In 1796, President George Washington decided to retire from public service, thus not seeking a third term. He wrote a 32 page Farewell Address, with Alexander Hamilton’s ever present counsel. It was printed in Philadelphia’s American Daily Advertiser, on September

George Washington's Words Through the Prism of Today: Part 1

In 1796, President George Washington decided to retire from public service, thus not seeking a third term. He wrote a 32 page Farewell Address, with Alexander Hamilton’s ever present counsel. It was printed in Philadelphia’s American Daily Advertiser, on September

'American Exposure': Preserving Liberty On the Airwaves

UPDATE: Due to her upcoming bus tour, Governor Palin has had to do some rescheduling. Rep. Michele Bachmann and “Northern Exposure” co-star Rob Morrow will be Janine’s guests Saturday. If you build it, they will come. I have been concerned