September 2010

Rally to Restore Truthiness

Mark that date in your iPhone calendar, people. Yes, right now! On October 30, 2010 an event of biblical proportions will…change… history! (No, not that Event, that’s on NBC.) I’m talking about an event that’s bigger than Lincoln, yes; bigger than Jefferson, yes; … Read More

Fatal Distraction

Does anyone listen anymore? When I was in school we went to class, listened to the teacher, had a discussion about what we thought, listened some more, thought some more, then prepared for the test.

The great lesson for me in all this was to … Read More

Everybody’s Talkin’ at Me

All lies and jests, still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest. – Paul Simon, “The Boxer”       When it comes to the political talking heads crowding the media platform, who, if any, do we trust the most and the least? … Read More

Searching for Trust

Ethics scandals continue to make the news. “California City Officials Arrested in Salary Scandal” (Sept. 21); “Clemens Lied About Doping, Indictment Charges” (Aug. 19); “P.R. Missteps Fueled Fiascos at BP, Toyota and Goldman,” (Aug. 22)

Are companies paying attention … Read More


  This just may be the most explosive story of the last… 8 minutes! Men, right now, as I write this, my pants, you’re pants could be lying to you!

“Come on, Jim. You’ve lost it, this time!” That’s right. You heard me correctly. You’re … Read More

The Fake

Cindy Boren’s sports column in Thursday’s Washington Postcaught my attention.  She begins by giving us a refresher from the now famous Seinfeld episode where Elaine makes an unexpected confession to Jerry. (Go ahead, take a look. I’ll wait.)

Boren’s column concerned Yankee shortstop Derek … Read More

On The D-List

Ann Coulter never met an incongruity or contradiction she didn’t embrace. In her 2002 book Slander, the conservative commentator rails against The New York Times for its misinformation and wanton liberal bias on 198 of the book’s 261 pages.

The Times regularly interprets … Read More

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Say it Ain’t So, Norm!

I like this guy. Alright, I’m not much of a groupie, but… if I were ever invited to The White House, the person I’d most like to meet would beNORM!

“It’s a dog-eat-dog world and I’m wearing milk bone underwear.” No, not that Norm, … Read More

So, What’s the Answer?

Everyone has weighed-in on the proposed Park 51 Islamic Cultural Center to be built two blocks from the site known as “Ground Zero” in New York. Local and national officials, pundits, and the fringe are having a go at what is, at its heart, a … Read More