Monday, December 22, 2008

Favorite Posts of 2008: January

My favorite posts from January 2008, in chronological order:
  1. "Cock-Eyed" The initial critique of the caucus system in presidential primaries.
  2. "On Location: Westbrook City Inauguration" A recap of the 2008 Inauguration.
  3. "Abortion in Maine, Part Two" An examination of whether abortion will actually become illegal in Maine, even if Roe v. Wade is overturned.
  4. "On Location: Colonial Bowling Center" A snowy January morning at a Paper City institution.
  5. "Quote, Unquote: Charles A. Carleton" The chairman of the 1894 Westbrook School Committee has an, um, interesting take on classroom management.
  6. "Westbrook's Portrait Laureate" An introduction to the paintings of Caren-Marie Michel, the portraitist of the Paper City.
  7. "Neal Dow Pub Crawl: A Review" A behind-the-scenes look at the first annual pub crawl in Westbrook, named after the famous Maine teetotaler.
  8. "Richardson Plays Pretend" A look at the Windy Indy column by convservative columnist Ray Richardson about a certain woman being picked as Sen. John McCain's running mate--no, not the "Chiller from Wasilla." (h/t: Christopher Hitchens)
  9. "We Don't Stink No More!" A review of the City of Westbrook's promotional video.
  10. "The Artsy-Fartsy Downeaster" A very brief review of the Downeaster's YouTube page.
  11. "On Location: Riverbank Park at Night" An ode to Riverbank Park on a wintry night, capped off with an ungraceful rant.
  12. "Westbrook Taxes" A breakdown of how your tax money is spent by 2 York Street.

- John C.L. Morgan

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