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Waiting for the mail, and longing for the return of the Pony Express | Frank DeFilippo

BY: - March 28, 2021

America can put a dune buggy on Mars, 140 million miles away, but can’t deliver mail across town. Honk if you favor the return of the Pony Express.

COMMENTARY

In Washington, pork is power. That’s why earmarks are making a comeback | Frank DeFilippo

BY: - March 4, 2021

Earmarks benefit constituents and communities as well as their sponsors.

COMMENTARY

On July 4, I’ll be tuning out the Trump cacophony | Frank A. DeFillipo

BY: - July 3, 2019

R.S.V.P. No thanks, and no excuses, Mr. President. The Fourth of July comes with reverence for the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, along with echoes of Lincoln, Roosevelt, Kennedy, Reagan and Obama. They were speakers who had something to say, and said it well.