"Peter Cole" is an American Jewish poet who lives in Jerusalem and New Haven.

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He told me I had to have a whiskey every day to get better.

Editors fear there won't be enough news to fill the paper, so tons of stories are prepared in advance.

As long as there is money to be made, voting corruption will be alive and well.

People go to the beach and too often they just leave their litter. There are receptacles at almost every beach ... and there's no reason why they can't pick up after themselves.

Papers do slim down, but they don't want to look like bad value for money.