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Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

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The midterm elections still are not behind us completely as some key races are yet to be decided. more

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By now, the outcomes from the midterm elections will be known. more

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As a middle child, I say that Alexander did not provide a balanced, independent editorial on Oct. 13. more

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While taking some time off, I’m taking a look back to previous columns for a little perspective on the world of political twists and turns. more

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While taking some time off, I’m taking a look back to previous columns for a little perspective on the world of political twists and turns. Here’s one from January 2014. more

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In “Thoughts From Behind The Pressline”  (Oct. 13 edition), Kavanaugh was never fit for this position. more

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Over the next few weeks while I’m on vacation, I plan to use some old columns that I hope provide some perspective on where we find ourselves today. more

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Perhaps because I am a middle child, but I always found the path in the middle very comfortable. more

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The nation was forced to witness high drama that could easily have been avoided when the Senate held a public hearing on the accusations made by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford regarding Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. more

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We’ve watched the two-sided tug of war over Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s accusation of sexual assault by Supreme Court nominee Brent Kavanaugh for two weeks now. more

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Back in the April of 2016, I wrote about the corruption of the powerful on display with the upcoming presidential election. more

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Recently we’ve all come to believe that as a nation we’ve reached a new low with all the animosity in Washington spilling out into the countryside. more

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We have so much information at our fingertips today, it’s no wonder people are beginning to realize the difference between the news they can trust to be accurate and the information that appears to be realistic on the surface... more

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I’ve received a number of emails from last week’s column and have had several discussions with folks from both sides of the aisle who recognize that what is going on in our political psyche these days isn’t in anyone’s best interest. more

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At one time in our nation, it didn’t matter on which side of the political aisle you found yourself, nor far right or left of the middle. more

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As another summer begins to fade quickly and the days are beginning to grow shorter, we all try to squeeze in those summertime activities before school is back in session. more

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The North Country lost a man who holds a special place for many who knew him as a hard-working businessman, good father, and husband — just a regular guy who loved his Ford cars and a man with a really big heart. more

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Challenges are part of daily living in both one’s personal life and that of every business. more

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I was told many years ago when I first joined the industry that once you get ink in your veins by working at a news organization, nothing else really comes close in comparison. more

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Given the upcoming battle over the recent nomination of Brent Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, I thought it might be worthwhile to look at the oath each member has sworn to uphold. more

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