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The reform that is needed is obvious: The President's spouse, as well as the President, must be elected by the people.
“I’m a little browned off—that’s an English saving—about this conservative vs. liberal thing. Every sane person is a little bit of both.”
Suburban development has sprawled inexorably across the face of Long Island for decades. Now a new farmland preservation program offers hope for the vanishing seaside fields—and a model for rural areas elsewhere.
“More than half the Spaniards alive today have no experience of a time before Franco. He is as much a part of those who hate him as he is of those who love him.” An American journalist describes village life in post-Franco Spain.
He’s an expert on seashells, one of the most knowledgeable in the world. He works with the disadvantage of never having seen the objects he studies.