Character

Over the last several years, I have usually talked about Lincoln on Presidents’ Day. So, here’s to little equal time to our nation’s first president, George Washington.

Courtesy Dan Piraro – Bizarro.com

It’s interesting to note that unlike others running for office, Washington never went … Read More

Heroes are hard to come by. With the death of Lt. General Hal Moore last Friday, the loss is particularly acute given his extraordinary leadership skills.

There are two types of heroes, those who demonstrate physical courage in the face of extreme danger, and those … Read More

From time to time I receive private e-mails from readers who wish to offer opinions without posting them directly to a story. Recently, I was asked why so many of my commentaries over the past year have veered from ethics into politics.

The simple reality … Read More

More Like Alex

Last August, the world was shocked and outraged at the tragedy that has become Alepo, Syria. However, it was the image of a dust and blood-covered Syrian boy, Omran Daqneesh, that crystallized the true cost of war.

Although Omran’s older brother Ali died of his … Read More

I have written about Republican Presidential Nominee Donald J. Trump for more than a year now. Why?

His disdain for people and institutions is beyond anything ever seen before. As CEO of Conspiracy Central, his statements range from the bizarre, “…what was [Ted Cruz’s father] … Read More

These are, without a doubt, the Holy Grail of cultural and political questions of the moment:

How does Trump appeal to his supporters?

Why do supporters continue to stand by him when he lies – even when confronted with the facts – more than any … Read More

“Rigged!”

Citizen Kane follows the life and political campaign of an arrogant, populist millionaire who runs for governor on promises to help the “the working man,” only to be defeated by a sex scandal. Is art reflecting reality or is reality affecting art?

Director Orson Wells … Read More