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Tom McLaughlin

Venturing afield

And on the final week of the first month in office, the Lord said, “Give it a rest.” And so we will. Well, not really. But at least you won’t be reading much about you-know-who in this week’s installment. Let’s see what other topics are banging on the door:

Propensity for shock

“This guy appointed by Trump as an advisor on regulatory matters,” emailed a watchful reader back in late January, “is the same Icahn who raided Dan River Mills and sunk it in his predatory efforts to get control of it.

Living up to the bargain

Surely there must be few things more galling for a highly skilled professional woman than to be boxed into female stereotypes, but looking back at the soon-to-end tenure of Superintendent of Schools Dr. Merle Herndon, I have a hard time getting around the fact — openly acknowledged at the time — that her number one job upon coming to Halifax County was to clean up the messes left by her predecessor.

Just a game

Well, once again I find myself on the wrong end of the stick in matters of prognostication and public opinion.

Clarion call

Who is Eliot A. Cohen?

The long view

It’s been awhile since anyone lit this place up. Somebody hand me a match:

Set the stage

It’s been awhile since anyone lit this place up. Somebody hand me a match:

You’ll miss it when it’s gone

After spending three hours on the phone Monday with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield — strike that, 10 minutes on the phone with a pair of real live Anthem representatives, the rest of the time was spent on hold — it occurs to me that now is as good a time as any to broach the subject of Obamacare repeal. Hey, nearly-universal, pain-in-the-rear health care was great while it lasted! We hardly knew ye.

You heard it here first

Once again, it’s that time of year when everything is fresh and new and who the heck knows what lies in store. Now that’s a challenge we accept!

You heard it here first

Once again, it’s that time of year when everything is fresh and new and who the heck knows what lies in store.

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