Attytood Archive: August, 2012

As Maine goes...

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Walking out on Mitt's coronation, Guess I spoke too soon about stage-managed conventions. Read more

No blood in ants -- "Sweet Caroline" edition

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Future Jerry Sanduskys rejoice as Pulitzer Prize-winning Harrisburg Patriot-News announces three-day-a-week publication that is certain to... Read more

From Miami Beach to Tampa, 40 years of fearing and loathing democracy

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The last time they held the political conventions in Florida was 1972. It was the summer that I turned 13 years old, and I was falling in... Read more

Who will tell the people?

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The New Orleans Times-Picayune announced earlier this year that it would only publish a newspaper three days a week. The change -- the first... Read more

UPDATED: Nothing to see here. Move along

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Just another day in the U.S. of A.: LUDOWICI, Ga. -- Four Army soldiers based in southeast Georgia killed a former comrade and his girlfriend... Read more

Neil Armstrong and the death of American dreaming

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There's a word for this in politics: Bad optics. For example, it's certainly won't be good optics for the Republican Party to be holding... Read more

Kat-egory 2

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The media (present company included, sometimes) can be pretty dense once it gets an idea in its head. Once a storyline is established --... Read more

The greatest Eagle: Steve Van Buren, 1920-2012

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Meeting the legendary Steve Van Buren, the Eagles Hall of Famer who led the team to two world championships, earlier this year was an honor... Read more