NOTEBOOK - One Good Read: ‘Green economic pastures alongside rivers of red ink’ not a pretty picture

Here’s an interesting piece just posted on FiveThirtyEight that explains why the current federal deficit is unusual -- and worrisome. As Boston Globe columnist Evan Horowitz writes: “We are following a path that the country hasn’t traveled since ...

Not a pretty picture: How a 2005 photo of Barack Obama and Louis Farrakhan photo was suppressed

In 2005, a news photographer took a picture of Barack Obama smiling beside Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan at a meeting of the Congressional Black Caucus. It didn’t surface until yesterday. That’s because, not long after the shutter snapped, at ...