Blinq Archive: July, 2012

Christie takes care of his own

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Inspired, perhaps, by the title if not the lyrics of "We Take Care of Our Own," a recent tune by his musical muse Bruce Springsteen, Chris... Read more

Identifying the real election day issue

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Pennsylvania's attempt to scrap centuries of American tradition in order to enable politicians to choose voters, rather than vice-versa, is... Read more

"To collect a million memories"

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The Spaces Between Your Fingers Project, which I wrote a column about last spring, is starting a six-month national tour. "I want to meet... Read more

Sally Ride's secret

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Sally Kristen Ride, the first American woman in space, was gay. Ride, who made history in 1983 as a crew member of the Space Shuttle Challenger... Read more

Christie's common sense

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Chris Christie, whom few would call a coddler of criminals, has authorized expansion of drug courts and mandatory addiction treatment in New... Read more

Jersey's professional double-dippers

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Cynicism about politics is cheap and wearisome, but revelations about purported "public servants" profiting at taxpayer expense can be downright... Read more

Celeste Holm, RIP

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My friends and I agree: Lines from "All About Eve" have a home in almost any conversation. You'd be amazed at how useful ripostes such as... Read more

Christie, critics paint by number

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Following Chris Christie's rather bellicose pursuit of a reportedly belligerent critic while toting an ice cream -- talk about problematic... Read more