Scott Brinton
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No matter how hard I try, I just can’t seem to get away from Donald J. Trump. Case in point: In the past, much of the discussion at the New York Press Association’s April convention . . . more
In my backyard, in the shadow of my creaky wooden deck, a holly bush grows. A little over four years ago, I thought it dead. more
Around 1 p.m. on March 2, I stepped through the emergency room’s wide, sliding-glass doors into the cold, where a Nassau County police ambulance was parked, and the memories rushed back. more
Well, far-left liberals got exactly what they wanted: a caricature of a president against whom a resistance movement could coalesce. Right-wing conservatives got exactly what they wanted . . . more
Because of fake news, a 28-year-old father of two from North Carolina opened fire with an assault-style AR-15 rifle at a Washington, D.C., pizzeria called Comet Ping Pong on Dec. 5. No one was hurt, thank goodness. more
To have predicted Donald Trump’s stunning Nov. 8 victory, one only needed to rewind time 22 years, to 1994 –– the year low-fi-alternative musician Beck released “Loser.” Most folks probably don’t recall . . . more
I recall the fear that I felt in 2008, in the waning days of George W. Bush’s presidency. The economy was in free-fall. Wall Street was . . . more
I blame Sweden for Donald Trump’s stunning victory last week. Yes, Sweden. In 1997, “Expedition Robinson” first appeared on Swedish television. Three years later . . . more
President Obama was officially sworn in for his second term on Sunday, and the inauguration festivities got under way early on Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. more
The eight students and one teacher shuffled into the center of what was left of the dining room of a red-brick ranch home on a canal in Long Beach’s East End last Friday. more
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