Buying Local for the Holidays I

November 29, 2012 - As faithful readers of these screeds already know, I am not what you would call a big fan of the Christmas season. If ev...
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Our Best Holiday, Under Seige

November 22, 2012 - It used to be that Thanksgiving, all of Thanksgiving, was my favorite holiday. I still love Thanksgiving, but now only u...
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Should D.C. Have Built Nats' Park?

November 19, 2012 - Seven years ago, the District of Columbia agreed to spend $600 million to build a ballpark. I thought it was a bad idea.
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Gentrification in Washington

November 12, 2012 - Nothing I see in my travels through the city of Washington catches my eye like signs of gentrification. It seems to me t...
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What the Republicans Don't Get About Immigrants

November 09, 2012 - One of the small pleasures of life in America this week is listening to right-wing pontificators trying to deal with the...
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The Society of Hickory Golfers

November 05, 2012 - Strictly speaking, a man doesn't have to dress in plus fours, argyle socks and a newsboy hat to play in a tournament spo...
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