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Opinion

Column: Clinton Will Get the Nomination, Unless ...

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Washington Unless she’s indicted, Hillary Clinton will win the Democratic nomination. That kind of sentence is rarely written about a major presidential candidate. But I …

Editorial: You Have No Mail

Saturday, September 5, 2015

A stirring statement of workaday heroism, “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their …

Column: Falling for Bogus Psychological Research

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Almost three years ago, Nobel Prize-winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman penned an open letter to researchers working on “social priming,” the study of how thoughts and …

Column: Meet Roger Stone, Practitioner of the Political Dark Arts

Saturday, August 29, 2015

“Oh, I went to an orgy there once.” That was Roger Stone’s response after I answered his question on my New York City hotel of choice. He’s standing shirtless and wearing khakis inside his pied-a-terre on the Upper …

Sunday Forum: Urgent Care Costs; the Upper Valley at My Doorstep; Plan A for Quechee

Saturday, August 29, 2015

More On Urgent Care Costs To the Editor: With all due respect, Dr. Deborah Glazer (“The Best, Cost-Effective Care,” Forum, Aug. 27) appears to have taken my remarks out of context and misunderstood them when she wrote that I was “quoted as saying that the average price for …

Friday, August 28, 2015

Editorial: Bottled Water Everywhere

Saturday, August 29, 2015

There are legendary stories of old-time football coaches who denied water to players practicing in scorching heat to toughen them up. Real men don’t get heat stroke, after all. That school of thought, built on grit and perhaps repeated concussions, is thankfully passe in an age when many …

Column: So Much to Do in the Upper Valley, So Little Time

Saturday, August 29, 2015

It appeared to be a mirage in the middle of West Lebanon. Earlier this summer, during a drive on Route 10 near the Wilder Dam, my husband and I stopped at the Boston Lot parking area. We’d driven …

Column: Obama Watches While Putin Pushes Limits

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Washington On Sept. 5, 2014, Russian agents crossed into Estonia and kidnapped an Estonian security official. Last week, after a closed trial, Russia sentenced him to 15 years. The reaction? The State Department issued a statement. The NATO secretary-general issued a tweet. Neither did anything. The European Union …

Forum: Rieseberg Deserved Better; Confusing the Abortion Issues; A Life Worth Reading

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Rieseberg Deserved Better To the Editor: It was a sorry day for Hartford when Hunter Riesberg resigned as town manager after almost 20 years. However, it was almost amusing reading that the way it was done was “rude” and he had not been a “collaborator.” Petitioning to have …

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Editorial: Trouble Ahead on U.S. Budget

Thursday, August 27, 2015

If you think this summer of presidential campaign politics has been wild, and the news from Wall Street a bit scary, wait until Congress gets back after Labor Day. The federal government is heading toward a fiscal train wreck, and, at the moment, it’s far from clear how …