Articles by Charles P. Pierce

What I believe.
One in 10 Catholics nationwide has left the church, and the number of adherents in Massachusetts is slipping.  One follower explains why, despite grave doubts about the institution’s leadership, he refuses to give up the faith.
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The Genuine Point Guard
Staying true to his Canadian roots, his left-leaning views and his playmaking principles, Steve Nash of the Suns shows no signs of slowing at age 36
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Signs of the Times
Charles P. Pierce rediscovers the Worcester company his grandfather started with 100 years ago, finding both a city and a family business altered by the ages.
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The First 3,650 Days
As we move into the next era of American history, let's take a moment to look back ten years and see how we got ourselves here -- and discover the biggest thing we learned about ourselves
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Is This the End of Tiger Woods?
As we knew him, yes. Because before Friday's accident, we knew him only from outside a cocoon. Now the writer who peeled away its first public layer considers what the Escalade and the Enquirer hath wrought on the fate of America's most unlikely of punch lines.
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The Man. Amen.
 From childhood to world domination, revisit Charles P. Pierce's controversial 1997 profile of Tiger Woods
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Kennedy Unbound
Kennedy unbound after 40 years in the US Senate, Edward M. Kennedy has transcended the family mythology and become his own man.
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What If Obama's Out of His Mind?
Seriously. And don't act as if you haven't wondered. Because if we ask nothing else about our presidents, we should ask if they're madmen.
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The Cynic and Senator Obama
The cynic wants to believe. But far too much has happened, and inspiration is no longer enough. The cynic will need to be convinced.
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A Journey to The Beginning of Time
Every ninety-seven minutes, the Hubble Telescope sails around the earth and takes a good, long look at deepest space. It squints its eye and transports us to a place ten billion light-years away, to a world before science and faith, before art and reason and religion, before time itself.
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The Stud
In a private barn in the rolling hills of eastern Kentucky, the greatest racehorse in the world, Seattle Slew, shows he still knows how to finish
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Greetings from Idiot America
Creationism. Intelligent Design. Faith-based this. Trust-your-gut that. There's never been a better time to espouse, profit from, and believe in utter, unadulterated crap. And the crap is rising so high, it's getting dangerous.


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