October 2008

Memo To: Hank Paulson

Dear Hank: I know you and your staff at Treasury are busy managing the $700 billion bailout of the financial sector, but when you have a chance could you, or someone in your office, take a closer look at what they’re doing at A.I.G.?

A.I.G., … Read More

Two Examples

One of the pleasureable aspects of being a writer is meeting and speaking with many interesting people; people with their own stories of principle.

Two examples are Sam Broadnax and Art Harmon.  Both were part of the elite fighter pilot group known as the Tuskegee … Read More

The Other Paul Newman

I met Paul Newman when he called one afternoon to congratulate me about the release of my book, The Lone Ranger’s Code of the West. He was quick to point out, though, that he did not make salad dressing nor had he worked with Robert … Read More

There’s No Place Like Nome

I have serious doubts about Sarah Palin’s ability to serve as vice-president. Here’s Palin’s response to CBS News anchor Katie Couric’s question regarding Palin’s foreign-policy experience. Palin: “It’s very important when you consider even national security issues with Russia. As Putin rears his head and … Read More

Statesmanship vs. Partisanship

In explaining the importance of a $700 Billion dollar plan to shore up the economy, Secretary of the Treasury Henry Paulson said in an interview that, in affect …the American people don’t understand this.

Mr. Paulson is a finance guy, not an education guy.… Read More