Category Archives: Jerry & Me

Remembering the ‘Party of No’

By Joel Thurtell Have Republicans lost their brains? President Obama is poised to sign the long-awaited health reform bill into law today, March 23, 2010, and not one single Republican voted for it. I think I understand their reasoning, such … Continue reading

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Jerry’s memory hole

I always thought that New York Daily News headline, “FORD TO CITY: DROP DEAD,” on Oct. 29, 1975 was a newspaper copy editors’ pithy but accurate translation of then late President Gerald Ford’s longer message that he was against bailing … Continue reading

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Jerry & Me — The Preface

If I told you I’d had half a dozen chats with Jerry Ford, I’d probably be stretching the facts. Three or four, maybe five — that would be about right. I remember the last time very well — there’s a … Continue reading

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