Many of the Kennedy family and their spouses have long been walking car crashes, as doomed as cast members from Saturday Night Live.
All those good looks and great connections obviously come with a price.
Just yesterday, Mary Richardson Kennedy--RFK Jr.'s troubled estranged wife--was found dead at ... More >>
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August 9, 1973, Vol. XVIII, No. 32
Covering up the cover-up?
by Lucian K. Truscott IV
In the days immediately following the break-in of Democratic National Party Headquarters at the Watergate in June 1972, Richard M. Nixon met repeated ... More >>
Last night Edward Kennedy, who had been suffering from brain cancer, succumbed at his home in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. His life story is so well known as to hardly bear repeating: younger brother of President John F. Kennedy and Senator Robert F. Kennedy, Presidential contender, Senator ... More >>
Rightbloggers observed the death of Ted Kennedy with their customary grace.
"By my reckoning, he left the country worse off than he found it, and to the moment of his death supported legislation that, if enacted, will make it a lot harder for the generation of my children to succeed, thrive ... More >>
Yesterday afternoon President Obama bestowed the Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, on 16 notables including Billie Jean King, Chita Rivera, Stephen Hawking, Sidney Poitier, former President of Ireland Mary Robinson, Edward Kennedy, the late Jack Kemp (whose widow accep ... More >>
President Obama's list of 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom winners came out yesterday, and rightbloggers have had some time to snarl over it. There is plenty there to exercise them. The list includes Harvey Milk (a homosexual!), Dr. Joseph Medicine Crow (an injun!), Rev. Joseph Lowery (a civil-rig ... More >>