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Column: Astoria benefited from Bloomfield’s determination and generosity
Column: Astoria benefited from Bloomfield’s determination and generosity
A titanium backbone is the essential characteristic of the western cultural pioneer

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Column: Hollywood’s oldest horror story
Column: Hollywood’s oldest horror story
Once more we are in a searing national seminar on sexual misbehavior by men
Southern Exposure: Learning from the ‘McMinnville model’
Southern Exposure: Learning from the ‘McMinnville model’
A ‘grow-your-own work’ approach
Column: Weinstein and our culture of enablers
Column: Weinstein and our culture of enablers
Perhaps it should come as no surprise that an industry built around pretended characters and scenarios could have pretended for so long that nothing was amiss
Column: To serve is to slobber
Column: To serve is to slobber
The president demands a gratitude that’s unhealthy, a deference that’s unseemly
Water Under the Bridge: Oct. 11, 2017
Water Under the Bridge: Oct. 11, 2017
From the pages of Astoria’s daily newspapers
Column: Corker told the truth about Trump
Column: Corker told the truth about Trump
America’s nuclear arsenal is in the hands of a senescent Twitter troll, but those with political power have refused to treat this fact as a national emergency
Southern Exposure: An illuminating discussion in Arch Cape
Southern Exposure: An illuminating discussion in Arch Cape
Light at the end of, and inside, the tunnel
Column: Guns and the soul of America
Column: Guns and the soul of America
The expansion of gun rights is directly related to the epidemic of mass shootings
Column: Repeal the Second Amendment
Column: Repeal the Second Amendment
The Minutemen that will deter Vladimir Putin and Kim Jong Un are based in missile silos in Minot, North Dakota, not farmhouses in Lexington, Massachusetts
Column: Why Las Vegas could change gun control debate
Column: Why Las Vegas could change gun control debate
A new law banning “bump stocks” could still be flouted, of course, but it seems like a plausible extension of the principle that our machine-gun laws already enshrine
Water Under the Bridge: Oct. 4, 2017
Water Under the Bridge: Oct. 4, 2017
From the pages of Astoria’s daily newspapers
Column: If only Paddock were a Muslim
Column: If only Paddock were a Muslim
No one would be telling us not to dishonor the victims and “politicize” Paddock’s mass murder by talking about preventive remedies
Southern Exposure: In case of emergency, start here
Southern Exposure: In case of emergency, start here
Getting the message out when all else fails
Column: How Trump opened the door to Moore
Column: How Trump opened the door to Moore
Moore’s victory is a victory for Trumpism, a populist movement that has eroded normal limits on political behavior
Column: Are entrepreneurs a dying breed?
Column: Are entrepreneurs a dying breed?
There’s a huge gap between perception and reality
Column: Trump’s empty culture wars
Column: Trump’s empty culture wars
In the sweep of American history, it’s the battles over cultural norms and so-called social issues that for better or worse have often made us who we are
Water Under the Bridge: Sept. 27, 2017
Water Under the Bridge: Sept. 27, 2017
From the pages of Astoria’s daily newspapers
Column: The Abbie Hoffman of the right
Column: The Abbie Hoffman of the right
Day by day Trump is turning us into a nation of different planets
Column: Trapped by their own lies
Column: Trapped by their own lies
It takes a truly terrible proposal to elicit such eloquent unanimity from organizations that are usually cautious to the point of stodginess
Column: The coming war on business
Column: The coming war on business
Trump is not a one-time phenomenon; the populist tide has been rising for years
Editor’s Notebook: A circle of giving — and giving back
Editor’s Notebook: A circle of giving — and giving back
Our community steps up during the fall
Column: Spicer’s makeover at the Emmys
Column: Spicer’s makeover at the Emmys
Fame truly is its own reward and celebrity really does trump everything and redeem everyone
Water Under the Bridge: Sept. 20, 2017
Water Under the Bridge: Sept. 20, 2017
From the pages of Astoria’s daily newspapers
Column: McCain faces a new test of his principles
Column: McCain faces a new test of his principles
The latest Trumpcare, known as Graham-Cassidy, risks the Senate’s credibility again
Column: Complacency could kill health care
Column: Complacency could kill health care
There is a real chance that Graham-Cassidy, which is similar to but even worse than previous Republican proposals, will nonetheless become law, because not enough people are taking it seriously

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