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James Bornemeier

04/30/16 8:00am
James Bornemeier

James Bornemeier

Back in my Vermont days, the decade of the 70s basically, I started out as a ski bum at Sugarbush in Warren, first as a red-vested bellhop, then a dishwasher, then a broiler cook in a decent mountain restaurant. Then came a gig as a real estate salesman/submarine sandwich purveyor (more on that combo down the road, perhaps).

Then I landed a job as a reporter for the Montpelier daily newspaper, the Times Argus. (more…)

01/30/16 8:00am
James Bornemeier

James Bornemeier

It became alarmingly evident some time ago that this raucous and scary run-up to the presidential nominating conventions was like no other in recent history.

There is a level of anger, name-calling, swagger and outrageous oratory — although that word hardly seems appropriate for the coarse verbal bombast being unleashed by the candidates — to make your neck hairs dance. (more…)