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02/29/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Warren Beatty starred in and directed "Bulworth" coming soon to the library,

COURTESY PHOTO | Warren Beatty starred in and directed “Bulworth” coming soon to the library.

For as long as there have been politicians, there have been shenanigans. And for as long as there have been political shenanigans, satirists have been drawn to them like kids to candy stores. Will Rogers famously observed, “The best thing about any group of candidates is that only one of them can win.” (more…)

03/06/15 12:32pm
COURTESY PHOTO |

COURTESY PHOTO |

The great Gaels of Ireland

Are men that God made mad,

For all their wars are merry, 

And all their songs are sad. 

Those words are from the English poet G.K. Chesterton. They were published in 1911 as part of “The Ballad of the White Horse,” an account in verse of Alfred the Great, King of Wessex -— sometimes regarded as the first king of England. (more…)