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  • History matters

    100 Years Ago Watches and Watchter From the Laurel social column: "Mrs. Mayor George W. Waters, Jr. visited relatives in Baltimore during the past week. "Dr. Millard M. Wachter of Long Island, Kansas, a brother of Mr. J. W. Wachter , manager of the...
  • 'Right wing' doesn't equal 'terrorist'

    'Right wing' doesn't equal 'terrorist'
    "If history were to repeat itself," warned President Franklin D. Roosevelt in his 1944 State of the Union address, "and we were to return to the so-called normalcy of the 1920s, then it is certain that even though we shall have conquered our enemies on...
  • Author George Saunders headlines 10th annual CityLit Festival

    Author George Saunders headlines 10th annual CityLit Festival
    Author George Saunders is having the kind of year that could lead the former roofer and slaughterhouse worker to imagine that someone is spritzing the air around him with a giant bottle of perfume. "The way things have been going recently, it's as if...
  • Monday morning talkers: Weiner's tale unraveling further

    On¬†weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation. Articles¬† • It's looking worse and worse:...
  • Occupiers' diffuse anger isn't getting the movement where it needs to go

    The "Occupy" movement is too important to disband, though you're absolutely correct in urging them to focus their efforts on practical goals ("Time to grow up," Nov. 17). I've spent time at McKeldin Square, and I spoke briefly at the Save the Post...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Episode 5

    'The Voice' recap: Episode 5
    Finally, the last week of blind auditions on NBC’s “The Voice.” At the start of this episode, teams helmed by Adam Levine, Cee Lo Green, Christina Aguilera and Blake Shelton had precious few spots left for the taking. Cee Lo had the...
  • As feud escalates, McCain ally says Paul is a fool or despicable

    WASHINGTON Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., is trading insults with a longtime adviser to fellow Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who maintains that Paul is either a liar or in the thrall of conspiracy theories. "I would give him the benefit of the doubt but I'm not...
  • Film Review: 'Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?'

    The spirit is willing but the filmmaking is oh so weak in "Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt?," the last installment of a cinematic trilogy based on Ayn Rand's 1957 screed in epic novel form. Pic represents a certain leap of faith, as 2011's "Part I"...
  • Conservatives shouldn't fret over college reading lists

    To the editor: I don't have any problem with conservative groups advocating that incoming college freshmen read the classics and study theConstitution. ("Colleges reject charge that freshman reading lists have political bias," Sept. 8) But as a...
  • The Fountainhead: so much more than just a novel

    The Fountainhead: so much more than just a novel
    I came across Ayn Rand during a summer philosophy course, where I was introduced to her philosophy of objectivism. So I was dismayed when I learned that I would have to read one of her works, The Fountainhead, the summer before my junior year of high...
  • The Fall Movie Preview list of films

     The Fall Movie Preview list of films
    The 2014 Fall Movie Preview is a broad snapshot of films opening through Oct. 31. Release dates and other details, as compiled here by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. Sept. 10 My Old Lady A down-on-his-luck New Yorker inherits a Parisian...
  • Rhyme and reason: The Times readers' best opinionated poems

    Rhyme and reason: The Times readers' best opinionated poems
    Once again, the poets came through. When we asked readers to submit opinionated poems for this year's Op-Ed poetry pages, we heard from nearly 1,000 of you. Your poems dealt with just about every aspect of modern life — with war and peace, with...