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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

When Hollywood tries to rewrite history


When my youngest son was barely a teenager, he engaged me in a debate over the Kennedy assassination, announcing authoritatively the existence of a huge conspiracy that reached to the highest levels of government. It was clear that his opinions had been formed through the magic of Hollywood and the fertile imagination of Oliver Stone, whose docudrama about that tragedy was mainly fiction verging on propaganda.

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The tension-filled halls of Congress


To walk the halls of Congress these days is to feel the tension. Republicans attack Democrats as unpatriotic for not being on board with President Bush’s demand for more authority. Democrats accuse Republicans of being power-mad.

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Ethics reform bill is more show than go

Lawmakers who deliver money for hometown pet projects — what Americans call “pork” — would have to be publicly identified under an election-year ethics bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday.

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The life and times of a closet gay politician

Former New Jersey Gov. James McGreevey decided not to tell federal prosecutors about a $50 million extortion plot against him because it would expose his secret life as a gay man, he writes in his tell-all book “The Confession.”

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