Entries from June 2009

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

Republican Adultery Season, Innovative Solutions

The summer solstice has come and gone here in Connecticut, with no observable change in the weather–the same chill and damp as all spring. The same cannot be said elsewhere in the US, where the solstice seems to have marked the beginning of the Republican adultery season. First, Senator John Ensign, Republican from Nevada, disclosed […]

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Ask Amy: Goverment Is Good!

Douglas J. Amy, professor of Politics at Mount Holyoke College had a problem: An established scholar with three scholarly books on his curriculum vitae, Amy decided that he had another book to write but one that would reach a wide general audience. However, when he wrote the book, he found no trade press (which would […]