DAVID TRUMBULL

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The Story of Taps [Post-Gazette May 24, 2013]

A Cry of Defiance, and Not of Fear [Post-Gazette April 12, 2013]

The Wisdom of the Founders [Post-Gazette February 1, 2013]

Lincoln and King: Freedom and Equality [Post-Gazette January 18, 2013]

Happy HOLY DAYS to All [Post-Gazette December 21, 2012]

Further on Massachusetts Ballot Question 2 [Post-Gazette December 7, 2012]

2012 Massachusetts Ballot Question Physician-Prescribed Suicide [Post-Gazette November 30, 2012]

The Fraud of Free Trade [Post-Gazette October 26, 2012]

Standing Up For the Real Christopher Columbus [Post-Gazette October 5, 2012]

Il "Michelangelo del Capitol" [Post-Gazette September 28, 2012]

Ambition: A Grievous Fault [Post-Gazette September 7, 2012]

Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? [Post-Gazette August 3, 2012]

First, Do No Harm [Post-Gazette July 13, 2012]

Viva Mexico! [Post-Gazette May 4, 2012]

Repugnant to the Constitution and Void [Post-Gazette March 30, 2012]

Whose Ox Is Being Gored [Post-Gazette March 9, 2012]

Fare Increase for the Disabled Unfair [Post-Gazette February 3, 2012]

In 1815 We Took a Little Trip... [Post-Gazette January 6, 2012]

Occupy Pre-School [Post-Gazette December 16, 2011]

Barney Bails, Stocks Soar [Post-Gazette December 2, 2011]

The Wheels on the Bus Go ‘Round and ‘Round [Post-Gazette November 25, 2011]

Thank A Vet Today! [Post-Gazette November 11, 2011]

What Are You Going as This Hallowe’en? [Post-Gazette October 28, 2011]

Columbus and the Last Hope of Mankind [Post-Gazette October 7, 2011]

Our Italian American Textile History [Post-Gazette September 30, 2011]

Socialized Medicine Makes the Economy Sick [Post-Gazette September 23, 2011]

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day [Post-Gazette September 16, 2011]

Terrorist Plot Fails [Post-Gazette September 9, 2011]

Berlin Wall, 1961-1989 [Post-Gazette August 19, 2011]

Personnel is Policy [Post-Gazette August 12, 2011]

"Good evening Mr. and Mrs. America from border to border and coast to coast and all the ships at sea.” [Post-Gazette July 29, 2011]

The Long Struggle for Independence [Post-Gazette July 1, 2011]

Don't Know Much About History [Post-Gazette June 24, 2011]

Semper Fi [Post-Gazette June 17, 2011]

Make Him Spend It All -- Again! [Post-Gazette June 3, 2011]

Defending Freedom at Home and Abroad [Post-Gazette May 27, 2011]

Pakistan Has Some ‘Splainin’ To Do [Post-Gazette May 13, 2011]

SEALs Seal the Deal [Post-Gazette May 6, 2011]

Axis of Imports [Post-Gazette April 29, 2011]

What the New Census Numbers Mean for Your Neighborhood [Post-Gazette April 15, 2011]

Cleared for Take-off and Landing: Incoming Air Freight Still Not Screened for Terror Threats [Post-Gazette April 8, 2011]

Water Everywhere and not a Drop to Drink [Post-Gazette April 1, 2011]

The Giant Sucking Sound (of Jobs Leaving Due to Trade Policy) [Post-Gazette March 25, 2011]

Come Si Dice “Born on the Fourth of July” in Italiano? [Post-Gazette March 18, 2011]

You Cannot Build Up By Tearing Down [Post-Gazette March 4, 2011]

Getting It Off Your Chest [Post-Gazette February 18, 2011]

A Constitution in Name Only [Post-Gazette February 11, 2011]

From Person to People: Presidents Reagan and Obama Compared [Post-Gazette February 4, 2011]

Government is not the Solution to our Problem; Government is the Problem [Post-Gazette January 28, 2011]

Color Blind [Post-Gazette January 21, 2011]

2010, A Very Good Year for Republicans [Post-Gazette December 31, 2010]

To Innovate is not Reform [Post-Gazette November 26, 2010]

Thanksgiving Day 2010 [Post-Gazette November 19, 2010]

GOP Makes Gains, Doubles Representation, in Massachusetts House [Post-Gazette November 5, 2010]

America is More than a Country. [Post-Gazette October 22, 2010]

Berry Interesting, or, Naked Men Make Poor Warriors [Post-Gazette October 15, 2010]

GOP Italian-American Women Set to Make History [Post-Gazette October 8, 2010]

Write-in Is Right-on! (Part Two) [Post-Gazette October 1 2010]

Write-in Is Right-on! [Post-Gazette September 24, 2010]

Ashes to Ashes [Post-Gazette September 17, 2010]

Come November, for Dems and Libs, It’s TROUBLE with a Capital Tea [Post-Gazette September 10, 2010]

Respect the Working Man and Woman by Preserving Their Jobs [Post-Gazette September 3, 2010]

Presenting the Suffolk County Republican Team [Post-Gazette August 20, 2010]

To America and Freedom [Post-Gazette August 13, 2010]

The Worst of Many Bad Ideas [Post-Gazette August 6, 2010]

A Politician Cares Only About One Job—His Own [Post-Gazette July 23, 2010]

President Obama Delivers on Jobs (as Long as the Job is Not in America) [Post-Gazette July 9, 2010]

Trans-Pacific Partnership [Post-Gazette June 18, 2010]

“The Emblem of the Land I Love.” [Post-Gazette June 11, 2010]

“Song of Freedom.” [Post-Gazette June 4, 2010]

Awarding of the Mary U. Nichols Book Prize [Post-Gazette May 28, 2010]

Terrorist Trying to Destroy America Should not Enjoy American Citizenship [Post-Gazette May 14, 2010]

You Can Bet On It [Post-Gazette April 30, 2010]

MassGOP Endorses Republican Candidates For Statewide Office [Post-Gazette April 23, 2010]

MassGOP Welcomes Tea Party to Boston [Post-Gazette April 16, 2010]

Taxed Enough Already [Post-Gazette April 9, 2010]

Will This Republican be Our Next Senator? [Post-Gazette April 2, 2010]

“To Prevent those, Who are Vested with Authority, from Becoming Oppressors” [Post-Gazette March 26, 2010]

Kill the Bill [Post-Gazette March 19, 2010]

They’re Not Just “Hack Holidays [Post-Gazette March 12, 2010]

Fifty Years Ago This Month [Post-Gazette March 5, 2010]

This is Washington’s Birthday and I Can’t Tell a Lie [Post-Gazette February 12, 2010]

Who Wants to be the Next Republican Senator? [Post-Gazette February 5, 2010]

What Did Boston Do for Brown? [Post-Gazette January 29, 2010]

Boston by the Numbers [Post-Gazette January 22, 2010]

“It’s not the Kennedys’ seat, and it’s not the Democrats’ seat, it’s the peoples’ seat” [Post-Gazette January 15, 2010]

Any Registered Republican Can Run and Win. [Post-Gazette January 8, 2010]

Year in Review [Post-Gazette December 31, 2009]

Time for a New Industrial Revolution [Post-Gazette December 18, 2009]

…Reserved to the States Respectively, or to the People. [Post-Gazette December 11, 2009]

You Really Are a Mean One, Mr. Grinch [Post-Gazette December 4, 2009]

Don’t Ask; Don’t Tell [Post-Gazette November 27, 2009]

Home for the Holidays [Post-Gazette November 20, 2009]

Republicans for U.S. Senate [Post-Gazette November 13, 2009]

Honoring All Who Served or Serve [Post-Gazette November 6, 2009]

Nine for 2009. [Post-Gazette October 23, 2009]

I’m From the Government and I’m Here to Help You. [Post-Gazette October 16, 2009]

Who Will Be The Next...? [Post-Gazette October 9, 2009]

Right to Petition the Government Under Assault [Post-Gazette October 2, 2009]

Had Enough? [Post-Gazette September 11, 2009]

Remember the Working Man on Labor Day [Post-Gazette September 4, 2009]

In the Swim of Things [Post-Gazette August 21, 2009]

Feet Don’t Fail Me Now [Post-Gazette August 14, 2009]

2009 Boston Candidates for Mayor and Councillor [Post-Gazette July 31, 2009]

Don't Be an Idiot [Post-Gazette July 24, 2009]

No! To Me Too Republicanism [Post-Gazette July 17, 2009]

A New Direction [Post-Gazette July 10, 2009]

Independence Day 2009 [Post-Gazette July 3, 2009]

It’s Back to Taxachusetts [Post-Gazette June 26, 2009]

Voter Turnout [Post-Gazette June 19, 2009]

I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag [Post-Gazette June 12, 2009]

Standing Up For Massachusetts [Post-Gazette June 5, 2009]

Let’s Clean Up Beacon Hill [Post-Gazette May 29, 2009]

Buy a Poppy for a Disabled Vet [Post-Gazette May 22, 2009]

Making it in Massachusetts [Post-Gazette May 15, 2009]

Mayor Menino Appoints Ellen Rooney as Republican Election Commissioner [Post-Gazette May 8, 2009]

Obama Administration to Pursue Job-Destroying Trade Deals [Post-Gazette May 1, 2009]

We The People [Post-Gazette April 24, 2009]

How the Pols Pick Their Voters [Post-Gazette April 17, 2009]

Run, If You Can [Post-Gazette April 10, 2009]

Massachusetts Republicans Look to Gains in State House [Post-Gazette March 20, 2009]

President Obama to Pushes for Failed, Job Destroying NAFTA-Like Deals for Central and South America and Far East [Post-Gazette March 6, 2009]

The Best Economic Stimulus is a Job [Post-Gazette February 20, 2009]

Never Gonna Dance [Post-Gazette January 23, 2009]

Reagan, Obama, and Race [Post-Gazette January 9, 2009]

Happy New Year [Post-Gazette December 26, 2008]

What's Your Favorite Christmas Movie? [Post-Gazette December 12, 2008]

Are You Thankful this November? [Post-Gazette November 28, 2008]

Free Trade [Post-Gazette November 14, 2008]

VOTE! [Post-Gazette October 31, 2008]

Make It, Mine It, or Grow It [Post-Gazette October 17, 2008]

Not a Laughing Matter [Post-Gazette October 3, 2008]

Sensible Energy Policy for America [Post-Gazette September 19, 2008]

Bush Derangement Syndrome Metastasized [Post-Gazette September 5, 2008]

Three 2008 Massachusetts Ballot Questions [Post-Gazette August 22, 2008]

I Have No Choice in the Matter [Post-Gazette August 8, 2008]

Presenting This Year’s Republican Team [Post-Gazette July 25, 2008]

Jesse Helms 1921-2008 [Post-Gazette July 11, 2008]

Independence Day 2008 [Post-Gazette June 27, 2008]

Congress Owes Apology to Drunken Sailors [Post-Gazette May 30, 2008]

Congress Honors Wine-Maker Ernest Gallo. Cheers! [Post-Gazette May 17, 2008]

Off to the Races [Post-Gazette May 2, 2008]

Rebuilding the Boston GOP [Post-Gazette April 18, 2008]

2008 Republican National Convention Caucuses [Post-Gazette April 4, 2008]

Save the Children [Post-Gazette March 7, 2008]

Here Let Us Stop [Post-Gazette February 22, 2008]

Make Him Spend it All [Post-Gazette February 8, 2008]

Election Day, Who’s Running? [Post-Gazette January 25, 2008]

Sophisters, Calculators, and Economists [Post-Gazette January 11, 2008]

Cassandra Candidates [Post-Gazette December 28, 2007]

Faith in America [Post-Gazette December 14, 2007]

Letters to the East Pole [Post-Gazette November 30, 2007]

Thanksgiving and the Big Seven [Post-Gazette November 16, 2007]

What Is the News This Morning? [Post-Gazette November 2, 2007]

It's Not All Pasta and Provolone [Post-Gazette October 19, 2007]

Common Sense About The Economy [Post-Gazette October 5, 2007]

The Story of Our Italian Heritage [Post-Gazette September 21, 2007]

War and Democracy [Post-Gazette September 7, 2007] (Repeat of February 23rd)

Lead, Follow, or Get Out of the Way [Post-Gazette August 24, 2007]

Why We Shan't Throw the Bums Out [Post-Gazette August 10, 2007]

Closing of Filene's Basement [Post-Gazette July 27, 2007]

Motu Risin' [Post-Gazette July 13, 2007]

Liberty and Union, Now and Forever [Post-Gazette June 29, 2007]

The One and Only [Post-Gazette June 15, 2007]

Elections Massachusetts Style [Post-Gazette June 1, 2007]

A New Vision -- A New Version [Post-Gazette May 11, 2007]

Congress Honors Italian-American Composer [Post-Gazette May 4, 2007]

Heads, I Win; Tails, You Lose [Post-Gazette April 20, 2007]

The Most Boring Topic in the World [Post-Gazette April 6, 2007]

Occupied [Post-Gazette March 23, 2007]

Lest We Forget! [Post-Gazette March 9, 2007]

War and Democracy [Post-Gazette February 23, 2007]

Happy Holidays! [Post-Gazette February 9, 2007]

This Tape Will Self-Destruct. [Post-Gazette January 26, 2007]

Remember the Forgotten Man. [Post-Gazette January 12, 2007]

Where there is no vision, the people perish. [Post-Gazette December 29 2006]

The most important thing is sincerity. If you can fake that you've got it made. [Post-Gazette December 15 2006]

Give Me Back My Republicans! [Post-Gazette December 1, 2006]

Giving Thanks for Our Blessings. [Post-Gazette November 17, 2006]

Honor Our Veterans on Armistice Day. [Post-Gazette November 3, 2006]

Bay State Conservatives, M.I.A., once again. [Post-Gazette October 20, 2006]

It May Not Be in Their Interests, But It Is in Their Nature [Post-Gazette October 6, 2006]

When "Buy American" No Longer Means "By Americans" [Post-Gazette September 22, 2006]

Fifth Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attack on America [Post-Gazette September 8, 2006]

Women's Equality Day 2006 [Post-Gazette August 25, 2006]

Did Boston Roar in the 'Twenties? [Post-Gazette August 11, 2006]

Flying the Flag [Post-Gazette July 28, 2006]

American Freedom and Equality Continued [Post-Gazette July 14, 2006]

On Independence Day Remember the History of American Freedom and Equality [Post-Gazette June 30, 2006]

Taxpayer Funded Benefits for Illegal Aliens [Post-Gazette June 16, 2006]

Yet Another Election Day, But Whom to Vote For? [Post-Gazette June 2, 2006]

Another Election Day, But Whom to Vote For? [Post-Gazette May 19, 2006]

Sing, Sing, Sing the National Anthem [Post-Gazette May 5, 2006]

A Better Way [Post-Gazette April 21, 2006]

U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement [Post-Gazette April 7, 2006]

Free For All [Post-Gazette March 24, 2006]

Thursdays with Plutarch, Part Two [Post-Gazette March 10, 2006]

Thursdays with Plutarch, Part One [Post-Gazette Feburary 24, 2006]

La commedia è finita! [Post-Gazette Feburary 10, 2006]

Notice of 2006 Republican Ward Caucus [Post-Gazette January 27, 2006]

"Here am I; send me." [Post-Gazette January 13, 2006]

When in Doubt, Take a Room at the Four Seasons. [Post-Gazette December 30, 2005]

A Little T 'n' A [Post-Gazette December 16, 2005]

The Political Role of Rhetoric [Post-Gazette December 2, 2005]

They Toil not, Neither do They Spin [Post-Gazette November 18, 2005]

None of the the Above [Post-Gazette November 4, 2005]

Only Her Hairdresser Knows for Sure [Post-Gazette October 21, 2005]

One Nation...Under God [Post-Gazette October 7, 2005]

Tuesday is Election Day in Boston [Post-Gazette September 23, 2005]

Don't Just Do Something: Stand There! [Post-Gazette September 9, 2005]

All Politics is Local [Post-Gazette August 26, 2005]

Over There! [Post-Gazette August 12, 2005]

Of Coffee and Commies. [Post-Gazette July 29, 2005]

There'll Always be an England. [Post-Gazette July 15 2005]

Independence Day 2005. [Post-Gazette July 1, 2005]

Bunker Hill Day. [Post-Gazette June 17, 2005]

Democrats Weak on Crime. [Post-Gazette June 3, 2005]

Republican Party! [Post-Gazette May 20, 2005]

CSI Comes to Beacon Hill. [Post-Gazette May 6, 2005]

We Can Do It! [Post-Gazette April 22, 2005]

Of Politics, Players, and Pontiffs. [Post-Gazette April 8, 2005]

They're Off! [Post-Gazette March 25, 2005]

Saving Social Security. [Post-Gazette March 11, 2005]

Black History Month. [Post-Gazette February 25, 2005]

Massachusetts Republican Assembly. [Post-Gazette February 11, 2005]

War and Piece. [Post-Gazette January 28, 2005]

America's Contribution to Tsunami Relief. [Post-Gazette January 14, 2005]

Presidential Inaugural 2005. [Post-Gazette December 31, 2004]

The Massachusetts Republican Party. [Post-Gazette December 17, 2004]

Take the Election, Please. [Post-Gazette December 3, 2004]

What Did You Know and When? [Post-Gazette November 19, 2004]

Ten Thousand Reasons Why We'll Beat bin Laden [Post-Gazette November 5, 2004]

In Through the Out Door [Post-Gazette October 22, 2004]

Presidential Mask Election Predictor [Post-Gazette October 8, 2004]

Celebrating Every American's Italian Heritage [Post-Gazette September 24, 2004]

Seek and Ye Shall Find [Post-Gazette September 10, 2004]

Conventional Wisdom [Post-Gazette August 27, 2004]

My Lucky Day [Post-Gazette August 13, 2004]

The Law is an Ass [Post-Gazette July 30, 2004]

Sometimes a Cigar is Just a Cigar [Post-Gazette July 16, 2004]

You Say You Want a Revolution [Post-Gazette July 2, 2004]

One for the Gipper [Post-Gazette June 18, 2004]

Hurray for Hollywood! [Post-Gazette June 4, 2004]

What are You Laughing at? [Post-Gazette May 21, 2004]

You've Got Mail [Post-Gazette May 7, 2004]

A Day at the Races [Post-Gazette April 23, 2004]

On the Road with the Patriots [Post-Gazette April 9, 2004]

Queer Eye for the Legislative Guy [Post-Gazette March 26, 2004]

The Politicians Choose Their Voters [Post-Gazette March 12, 2004]

Sermon preached October 19, 2003 at Church of the Incarnation, Cambridge

Our Small Quiet Roman Wedding Part One || Part Two || Part Three

Sermon preached April 27, 2003 at Church of the Incarnation, Cambridge

Sermon preached October 6, 2002 at Church of the Incarnation, Cambridge

Politics is Music to My Ears [Boston Mensa Beacon August 2002]

Evening the Score [Editorial Humor November 2001]

Do our schools make the grade? [Editorial Humor August 2001]

Ah, Wilderness! [Editorial Humor May 2001]

Can I Get an Appointment [Editorial Humor March 2001]

Let's Make it Official [Editorial Humor February 2001]

The King is Dead [Editorial Humor January 2001]

Year End Wrap Up [Editorial Humor December 2000]

May the Man with the Most Votes Win [Editorial Humor December 2000]

Waltzing to Victory [Editorial Humor November 2000]

Don't Mean a Think if it Ain't Got That Swing [Editorial Humor October 2000]

Beats the Hell out of me [Editorial Humor September 2000]

Republicans Party On in Philadelphia [Editorial Humor August 2000]

Party Time! [Editorial Humor July 2000]

Teach a Man to Fish [Editorial Humor June 2000]

Be Careful What You Wish for [Cambridge Chronicle June 2000]

Happy Holidays [Editorial Humor June 2000]

Now Here's a Monopoly I'd Break up [Editorial Humor May 2000]

Reflecting on 40 Years in Central Square [Cambridge Chronicle April 2000]

Pounding Ezra: Poem Parodies are a "Howl" [Editorial Humor April 2000]

Will Condos be Next Casuality in War on Housing? [Cambridge Chronicle March 2000]

Green Beer Versus Green Tea [Editorial Humor March 2000]

Presidential Candidates Woo the Voters [Editorial Humor February 2000]

Nap Time in Seattle: Reflections on the WTO [Editorial Humor January 2000]

The Flat Tax [Mass. Republican Liberty Caucus Newsletter fall 1999]

The (D)Evolution of Liberalism [Editorial Humor December 1999]

You can't get there from here [Editorial Humor July 1999]

Idiocy at the Cambridge Peace Commission [Editorial Humor June 1999]

I guess they just couldn't take a joke [Editorial Humor June 1999]

If Poems are Outlawed, Only Outlaws will Read Poems [Editorial Humor April 1999]

Return to Sender [Editorial Humor April 1999]

The Lack of Evidence is the Surest Sign the Conspiracy is Working [Editorial Humor February 1999]

What if We Had an Election and No One Came? [Cambridge Chronicle February 1999]

Button up Your Overcoat [Editorial Humor January 1999]

What if Republicans Governed Cambridge? [Cambridge Chronicle January 1999]

From the Athens of the New World, a Look at Democracy in Greece [Cambridge Chronicle December 1998]

What I Learned from Campaign 1998 [Cambridge Chronicle November 1998]

Remembering Alice Freeman [Cambridge Chronicle October 1998]

Justice Demands the Death Penalty [Cambridge Chronicle September 1998]

Smoking Fascists Out of Control [Cambridge Chronicle August 1998] || Audio ||

Business Licensing Requirements [Cambridge Chronicle July 1998]

Campaign Finance Reform [Cambride Chronicle June 1998]

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