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  • Published
    December 16, 2018

    J.P.Devine: The Donald’s letter from Santa’s helper

    Flash: Private correspondence from the secretary of a red-suited violator of borders to POTUS 45 has been leaked to the dark forces of the press, writes J.P. Devine.

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    December 9, 2018

    J.P. Devine: Hope in a big red suit

    Make no mistake: Santa Claus, the one who popped a cap off a bottle of Coca-Cola after delivering the presents, is the big fella closest to his heart, writes J.P. Devine.

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    December 2, 2018

    J.P. Devine: Searching for the next best-seller

    J.P. Devine writes that he has second thoughts on his next book, tentatively titled "Everybody I Know Is Dead," and considers an alternative — or two.

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    November 25, 2018

    JP Devine: Thanksgivings from birth to now remembered

    J.P. Devine lists several notable instances when life has seated him at a variety of tables at Thanksgiving, since 1932.

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    November 18, 2018

    J.P. Devine: Blue is my favorite color

    Not a midnight blue, but a "Blessed Mother Blue," as Sister Rosanna would say, sweeping into the halls of legislatures and executive offices, including a growing number of women, writes J.P. Devine.

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    November 11, 2018

    J.P. Devine: Live from Canada

    With no cable or internet available in remote Canada, the results of the election have yet to reach J.P. Devine, who is checking out yurts with hot plates should the vote go the wrong way.

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    October 28, 2018

    J.P. Devine: Mickey was the first kill

    It didn't get any easier as the transmigration of now five souls has been halted by a diabolical instrument of death designed to rid a domicile of mice, writes J.P. Devine.

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    October 21, 2018

    J.P. Devine: Dream a little dream with me

    Having inside knowledge of what it takes to be an emotional 9-year-old, J.P. Devine muses over the "more" that 45 may be wanting.

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    October 7, 2018

    J.P. Devine: Anniversary waltz — a play in one act

    It's always good to put your best foot forward when meeting a person from your girlfriend's hometown, especially when you're on a bus in costume, writes J.P. Devine.

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    September 30, 2018

    J.P. Devine: Washington’s game of groans

    It's time for the bevy of patriarchal ancients in Washington who have chosen to follow their leader to move over and make way for the women who seek their seats, writes J.P. Devine.