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Are those Obama folks lucky or what?

Friday, Nov. 16, 2012
Let me ask you something …

The machine worked well in some ways

Friday, Nov. 9, 2012
Yes, Albany County Democrats did dish up free pizza (thick crust) and wings on election night, but it just ain’t like it used to be.

First, eat all your perishables

Friday, Nov. 2, 2012
The way I figure it, you do a nice job rewrapping the generator, you may be able to get your money back, but please, do not embarrass yourself by trying to return the canned Hormel’s chili or the C batteries, OK?

A moderator who manages to moderate

Friday, Oct. 26, 2012
Schieffer, you old kill-joy, you. You had to go out there, didn’t you, and do a sober and professional job as moderator of Presidential Debate Three, thereby restoring moderation to moderating?

Questions on politics, sports stuff

Friday, Oct. 19, 2012
Let me ask you something …

The Mittster thinks I’m one of him

Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012
Probably like a lot of you guys, I never imagined that Mitt Romney was even aware that I existed — until several days ago when he sent me a personal letter.

Meet Honey Boo Boo, cable star

Friday, Oct. 5, 2012
Not since William Tecumseh Sherman took a vacation at the beach has there been such a commotion in the Great State of Georgia. And it’s all due to a butterball of a little girl, barely 7 years of age, by the name of Alana Thompson, better known as “Honey Boo Boo.”

Lessons from the primary elections

Friday, Sept. 21, 2012
Some very wonderful observations gleaned from this year’s primaries.

Des Moines gets the scoop on Gillibrand

Friday, Sept. 14, 2012
It’s the story that somehow got overlooked at the Democratic National Convention: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will not be running for president in 2016.

McLoughlin Take 2: He’s rooting for Harry as next king

Friday, Sept. 7, 2012
Let me ask you something ...

McLoughlin Take 2: He’s feeling kinda sorry for the Mittster

Friday, Aug. 31, 2012
Ann Romney must have caused an awful lot of Americans to feel like embarrassed ingrates the other night when she related all the tribulations that she and the Mittster had to endure in the early days of their marriage.

Ghost writers in the sky ...

Friday, Aug. 24, 2012
Tell me, how many times have you wished you had the opportunity to properly tell your boss what a whiz-bang, wonderful job she/he is doing?

Tim Gordon, horse group part company

Friday, Aug. 17, 2012
Tim Gordon was, for some people’s money, the perfect state legislator, the kind who gets nothing much done — nothing, at least, of any great consequence.

Random Olympic thoughts

Friday, Aug. 10, 2012
Some Olympic thoughts as the games draw to a close …

Mother Goldsmith remembers

Friday, Aug. 3, 2012
Nate Goldsmith was the elfin force behind two restaurants where once beat the pulse of the town, including The Country Gentleman, one of probably four places where you wanted to be seen after the ninth race each August, along with the Wishing Well, the old Tradewinds on south Broadway and Panza’s on the lake.

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