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Man of letters

Lifestyle | A vandalism more than 50 years ago began Peter Kushkowski’s lifelong hobby of writing to newspapers and magazines
by Charissa Koh
Posted 2/25/21, 08:36 am

For the past half-century, Peter Kushkowski’s words have appeared in publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Time magazine, as well as in local papers. He keeps binders filled with his writing, covering topics from World War II to local laws. 

Yet Kushkowski is no journalist, and his compositions aren’t featured on the front page or opinion section. Instead, he’s a mainstay on the letters-to-the-editor page. Since the mechanical engineer began his hobby in 1969, he’s seen more than 2,000 of his letters published.

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Radio host Rush Limbaugh dies

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/17/21, 06:19 pm

Rush Limbaugh, the conservative commentator who transformed the media landscape with his off-the-cuff, no-holds-barred style, has died. He was 70. His fans saw him as a conservative hero, deserving of the nation’s highest civilian honor.

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Parler rejoins the internet

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 2/15/21, 05:57 pm

A conservative-friendly social network that Big Tech tried to shut down a month ago reopened on Monday, albeit with technical difficulties. People with existing accounts on Parler could log in again, but by midafternoon, many users got messages that the network had reached capacity.

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