Monthly Archives: November 2012

Wellfleet non- resident taxpayers have their way [op-ed CCT 27November 2012]

Places change. And sometimes you may be able to catch a key moment in the process. In September a large contingent of Wellfleet’s non-resident taxpayers, people who live most of the year elsewhere, converged on a selectmen’s meeting to weigh in on a controversial issue. The issue was a proposal by two selectmen to give […]

The Declining Reputation of War [op-ed CCT 13 November 2012]

Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day; it marked the end of what was known as the World War, when it was the only one, or the Great War. The verdict is in: the Great War wasn’t worth it. At least so you’d have to conclude from its treatment in popular culture. “Downton Abbey,” the […]