2016 – Over Already?

With all the chaos in 2016, I thought I’d end on a positive note.

Patricia Williams wins 4-year battle.

Believe it or not, there were some bright spots. Here are a few standouts that I’ve been collecting.

MBA – that’s Masters in Business Administration, online … Read More


“Journalists should accept moral responsibility for the foreseeable consequences of actions and inactions, including the example set for others and when in error, they should make full, fair, prominent and prompt corrections.”   – Michael Josephson, Ethical Principles of Journalism

The New York Times, Wall Street … Read More

(Somewhat) Completely Wrong

The day after the election – after Donald Trump was confirmed the winner – I sent a quick e-mail to a colleague: “Fear and prejudice won last night.”

His reaction was immediate and I’m paraphrasing, “Don’t say that! You’re using standard liberal stereotypes.”

Was I?… Read More

While the election is behind us and Donald Trump is scheduled to be the 45th President of the United States, I’m trying to be hopeful that he will be a positive force for the country and do the right thing. But it’s getting difficult.

On … Read More

The passing of actor and political activist Robert Vaughn reminded me that we should never forget the lessons of history. It also reminded me of a time in college.

In 1972 I had one more required class to take, American Jurisprudence. From the moment … Read More

It didn’t take long for President-elect Trump to show us the difference between what he said during his campaign and what he says now.

During the campaign, Trump called President Obama “incompetent.”

In last week’s Oval Office meeting, Trump now calls Obama, “a very … Read More

2016 Election – Final Thoughts

“Be careful what you wish for, lest it come true.” – old idiom

Like more than 60,981,000, I voted for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton not because she would have been the first woman President of the United States, but given two likely choices, … Read More