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If Biden Calls, Duck

by Rami G. Khouri May 28, 2015

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Copyright ©2015 Rami G. Khouri -- distributed by Agence Global If I were Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar Abadi, I’d be slightly worried that I received a phone call from U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Monday assuring ...

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How “Islamic” is the Islamic State?

by Juan Cole February 26, 2015

  Copyright © 2015 The Nation—distributed by Agence Global Last week a debate erupted over how “Islamic” the so-called “Islamic State” group (ISIS or ISIL) in Syria and Iraq is, and whether it is legitimate to speak ...

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Fun With Viagra

by Evie January 22, 2015

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  “It sends me on a rocket trip right through your solar system,” Dr. Mark Haskin tells Samantha when she asks him what Viagra does for him. Carrie later tells us that Samantha landed on the ...

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Threesomes, Anyone?

by Evie January 8, 2015

  “I told her if we made it 10 years I’d get her a diamond. If we made it 25 . . . threesome.” They’ve been married 34 years; still no threesome. Oh, and the “they,” ...

The Hair Down There

by Evie December 24, 2014

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  Pants hamster. Now do I have your attention? Unfortunately for me there aren’t that many popular euphemisms for pubic hair, other than bush or carpet, so when I came across pants hamster I decided I’d take ...

Letters: Don’t Reduce Our Representation in the Albany County Legislature

by The Staff December 19, 2014

  To the Editor:  A recent article by Ali Hibbs contained an error on the date of the public hearing to possibly reduce the size of the Albany County Legislature [Newsfront, Dec. 11]. Nor did the article offer much ...

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Letters: In the City of Albany, a Bitter Budget, or a Better Budget?

by The Staff December 19, 2014

  To the Editor: It’s no surprise that the City of Albany is facing tremendous financial challenges. Albany residents are fortunate that Mayor Sheehan and her team put a balanced budget forth with no reduction in services ...

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Morning Wood

by Evie December 11, 2014

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  Alright, Noah, you want morning sex? Then listen up. Yes, you can wake me with a poke to my backside. I’ll be the little spoon; you be the big spoon. Please don’t exhale with too ...

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Profiles in Fear

by Stephen Leon December 4, 2014

  For some reason, I went to work early that Thursday, the day after we put the paper to bed and I could have slept later if I had wanted to. It was before 9 AM ...

Sexual Gratitude

by Evie November 26, 2014

  Mom can ask me to peel potatoes, but she better not ask me to say grace this year. There’s something about me being a writer that makes her think I’m the best choice for leading ...

Measuring Up

by Evie November 13, 2014

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  “Of course it matters!” says a friend when I ask her the question I’ve spent the past couple days exploring: Does size matter? I’ve always thought it didn’t; that it just mattered what the guy ...

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Eric Schneiderman for Attorney General

by The Staff October 30, 2014

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  Four years ago, we endorsed Eric Schneiderman over a crowded field of candidates because he seemed the most likely to bring progressive principles back to the office. As New York State Attorney General, Schneiderman has ...

Endorsements: Howie Hawkins for Governor

by The Staff October 30, 2014

    A vote for Howie Hawkins is a vote for the only progressive gubernatorial candidate. Or a vote to keep the Green Party on the ballot. Or it’s a vote against sitting governor, Andrew Cuomo, who ...

Endorsements: Thomas DiNapoli for Comptroller

by The Staff October 30, 2014

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  We think DiNapoli has done a fine job in an important office. We like that he’s maintained his independence and that he isn’t afraid to challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo; we appreciate that he is working ...

Endorsements: NO on Ballot Proposal 1

by The Staff October 30, 2014

  The New York State Redistricting Commission Amendment, listed on the official ballot with the bland, innocuous title “Revising State’s Redistricting Procedure,” is dreadful. It would create a 10-member commission in charge of drawing New York’s ...

Halloween Sexy Time

by Evie October 30, 2014

  This Halloween isn’t about candy. It’s about fantasy, and I’m hoping mine plays out like this: Noah requests I dress up as a sexy grasshopper, which means I bartend all night in a tight, short, green ...

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Arming Ukraine Is A Very Bad Idea

by James Carden October 23, 2014

  Copyright © 2014 The Nation—distributed by Agence Global As if to prove that the one thing the Washington establishment fears more than war is peace, Senate Armed Services Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich.) and ranking member James ...

Text Dirty to Me

by Evie October 16, 2014

  I’d make you drink a few glasses of wine and start kissing your neck softly while I move my hand up your thigh . . . eventually pick you up . . . tell you ...

Party of One

by Evie October 2, 2014

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  Last night it happened in less than 30 seconds. I quickly made my way to setting No. 4 (my favorite) and reflected back on some bedroom fun—that’s all it took. Sage says it usually takes ...

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A Place to Play

by Evie September 18, 2014

  Tea has a different taste when served to you by a slave, but I sipped on it anyway. I didn’t want to be rude. I never got the name of this slave, a woman maybe ...

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Through the Roofie

by Evie September 4, 2014

  “I found a bathroom, and the image I saw in the mirror shocked me. My face was swollen and covered in blood. It looked like I had been beaten.” It was our first night back at ...

Where There’s Smoke

by Evie August 21, 2014

  Naked, with my back stiff against his headboard, I sat there silent, self-conscious, and shocked. Ouch, I thought, which applied to both my mental and physical state. I held his blue striped comforter tightly over ...

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What’s Your Number?

by Evie August 7, 2014

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  “It has to be over a thousand,” my Aunt Dee said, in reference to the number of people she believed my grandfather had slept with in his life. Just 12 years old, I sat at the ...

Small World

by Stephen Leon July 6, 2014

  A Saturday morning sometime last season in the TV room, tuned in to the English Premier League. I’m watching Manchester United with two or three of my sons. Wayne Rooney and co. are being challenged ...

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The Real Benghazi Scandal

by Katrina vanden Heuvel June 12, 2014

  Copyright ©2014 The Nation; distributed by Agence Global The illogic of the Republicans’ obsession with Benghazi—and with Hillary Clinton’s role in the tragedy—has been documented ad nauseam, and suffice to say that five investigations, 50 briefings, ...

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