November 2010

The Biggest Loser

MSNBC opinionate Keith Olbermann was suspended last week for having violated the political donation provision in the company’s standards by contributing donations totaling $7,200 to three Democratic politicians he had supported on his show.

Olbermann returned to his regular Tuesday night slot withoutapologizing to … Read More

Sparky

“Sparky”… now that’s a name that could only be tagged to a baseball player, except he didn’t play the game, he managed it. Anderson died last week at 76.

“Sparky was, by far, the best manager I ever played for,” saidCincinnati Reds Pete Rose. … Read More

Diversions

Ethical stories surround us every day. While the media tends to focus on the negative, it’s important to acknowledge the positive.

While sitting in a local theater the other night listening to the energetic Disney musical Beauty and the Beast, something jumped out at … Read More

More than Words

“I still believe that the mildest and most obscure of Americans can be rescued from oblivion by good luck, sudden changes in fortune, sudden encounters with heroes. I believe it because I lived it.”

Those words come from Ted Sorensen, advisor, counselor and speechwriter for … Read More

Something Worth Remembering

It’s Election Day in America, once again… …And while the “nabobs of negativity” have bombarded us with all kinds of factoids, drama and fear, it’s a good time to remind ourselves of just a few of the things that are great about this country.

Dinesh … Read More

A Moment of Sanity

Of course, Comedy Central’s Rally to Restore Sanity had plenty of comedy. That’s the cable channel’s stock-in-trade. But it offered something more, something that’s been missing from all the political posturing, bullying and noise. It offered an image of thousands coming together around a call … Read More