Raymond J. Buckley, Jr., chair of the NH Democratic party, was falsely accused of possessing child pornography. That’s all most people know, but there is more to him than that.
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Populists, like Sarah Palin and Barack Obama, are often good at getting elected and bad at governing.
A high school and college chum of Richard Nixon told me stories about him and his wife Pat before he became “Richard Nixon.”
Robert McNamara was an architect of the Vietnam War. But he was great at turning a phrase.
In 201o, Gov. John Lynch was elected to an unprecedented 4th term, despite a complete sweep by Republicans in NH. …Read the Rest
State Rep. Liz Hager, R-Concord, NH, lost her re-election bid because the GOP moved in a different direction, and left her at the curb.
Rush Limbaugh wanted poor, addicted kids in prison until the cops came to arrest him for drugs.
David Halberstam’s book about the failure of Vietnam policymakers teaches a lot about what went wrong in Iraq.
Charging officials of former administrations with crimes is a bad precedent. Torture is another matter, however.
How do Bush, Dick Cheney, and the think-tank intellectuals from Donald Rumsfeld’s Pentagon, who never fought themselves, come off claiming to “support the troops” in light of the scandalous medical treatment and paperwork burdens they impose on wounded veterans?