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Sen. John McCain Salutes an American Communist

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In a touching reflection in The New York Times, McCain paid tribute to the recently deceased Delmer Berg, an American Communist. Like McCain’s literary idol, Ernest Hemingway, Berg fought in Spain "for love” during the Spanish Civil War, the conservative senator wrote.

Happy Birthday, Hemingway!
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Sunday would be Ernest Hemingway's 114th birthday. More than anyone, he cleaned out the stuffy British conventions that clogged American writing in the 1920s and allowed the next generation to find their own voices.More than anyone, Ernest Hemingway cleaned out the stuffy British conventions that clogged American writing in the 1920s and allowed the next generation to find their own voices.

My Father, Thatcher's 'Enemy Within'

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I couldn't face the "state" funeral of Margaret Thatcher on Wednesday, not after such a short time since the death of my dad, who was for the first half of his long and hardworking life a South Wales coal miner deep "down the pit" in Cwmgrach, and one of the "enemies within," as the former prime minister put it.I couldn't face the "state" funeral of Margaret Thatcher on Wednesday, not after such a short time since the death of my dad, a South Wales coal miner and one of the former prime minister's "enemies within."

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