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A shmear of tofu

Forget about Governor Benson’s by now notorious decision to leave the Republican convention in New York City a day before President Bush’s acceptance speech - he was reported as being “bored,” at least when it came to some of the…

Sacre bleu!

We mean no offense to France, Canada or to Americans of French descent, but an anonymous “White House official” used the term as an epithet about John Kerry when the Massachusetts senator appeared irresolute about invading Iraq. So we are…

A family farm’s egg-ceptional business

Eggs, once shunned by the health-conscious public, are making a comeback. High in protein and vitamins, low in saturated fat and only 70 calories apiece, their benefits outweigh most cholesterol concerns. But Jesse Laflamme, his father Gerry and cousin Pete…

The primary trouble with primary elections

Another September primary election has faded into history, accompanied by another thoroughly predictable prediction by Secretary of State Bill Gardner of a low voter turnout. Mr. Gardner is a thoughtful, articulate man, but we think legendary Hollywood film producer Sam…