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Review of Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap?

Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap? by Graham Allison My rating: 5 of 5 stars A fascinating, and especially topical book by Graham Allison of the Belfer Center at the Kennedy School of Government. Dr. Allison … Continue reading

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The LBJ Memoir “The Vantage Point” Reviewed

The Vantage Point: Perspectives of the Presidency 1963-1969. by Lyndon B. Johnson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Having read all of the Caro LBJ books I was eager to read LBJ’s perspective on his Presidency. I grabbed this book … Continue reading

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Families First Comes to Seabrook

The Board of Selectmen joined Families First at the ribbon cutting for the new facility at the offices of the Community Action Council in Seabrook. A great synergy, with vital medical services now available for Seabrook residents in Seabrook. Thank … Continue reading

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Portsmouth Hospital Opens New Emergency Room Facility in Seabrook

Wonderful to welcome into Seabrook the Portsmouth Hospital Emergency Room facility, a 10,000 square foot state of the art medical facility that will bring world class medical care to Seabrook, and our region. The ribbon was cut with the help … Continue reading

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Review of “Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign”

Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton’s Doomed Campaign by Jonathan Allen My rating: 4 of 5 stars A hard look at the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign, with lots “insider” thoughts on what went wrong. The book has taken some criticism over the … Continue reading

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Seabrook Recognizes Timberland

The Board of Selectmen, at the May 22, 2017 meeting, recognized Timberland for the magnificent work and contribution done to beautify the Seabrook Community Center. Timberland sent many volunteers, and donated much of the material used to spruce up the … Continue reading

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A Review of Richard Rorty’s “Achieving Our Country”

Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America by Richard M. Rorty My rating: 4 of 5 stars For having been written many years ago (published in 1998) the Richard Rorty book “Achieving Our Country” has drawn plenty of attention … Continue reading

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