John McGauley

    John McGauley has worked as an editor and reporter at both the Quincy (Ill.) Herald-Whig and at Associated Press in Chicago. For a quarter century he worked in public relations until 2013 when he sold his agency. He is the author of four novels, all available on Amazon Kindle. His column is a mix of both lighthearted and serious topics, all with a wry look at Keene and the Monadnock region.

    You probably won’t get much of an argument from anyone by saying that the tactical missteps in the final withdrawal from Afghanistan have been a disaster of the first order — militarily, politically and strategically. It’s alarmed our allies and emboldened our enemies. Who knows what ill win…

    If I were on the Keene City Council, I’d take great umbrage at a proposal that requires elected city fathers and mothers undergo mandatory training on professional ethics, sexual harassment, gender sensitivity and, perhaps, if the city attorney allows it, inclusion, implicit bias and diversity.

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