September 2016

Mr. Cool

Since the announcement of his death last week (Sept. 25), lots of photos have been posted of golf legend Arnold Palmer. However, this is how I remember him – the total professional standing off to the side, cool, collected, waiting to wallop that little white … Read More

That First Debate

I never intended to write about the first debate. However, several readers, in private emails or conversation, have made that request, so, here goes.

Monday night’s event, (Yes, I went to the movie and recorded the debate), the first of three presidential debates, … Read More

Well, boys and girls, here we are – the first of three presidential debates which may decide who goes to the White House: the Reality Star, or the Politically Calculated Czar; the extremely reckless, or “extremely careless.”

I was previously invited to attend a screening … Read More

The Gallup organization has been taking the pulse of American’s attitudes regarding social, economic and political issues since 1935.

Compromise, trust and transparency – three issues voters say they care about when it comes to the candidates.

Compromise –

In a poll taken earlier this … Read More

Courtesy Dan Piraro –

After five long years (Remember, Trump was the first to announce his own investigation into Obama’s citizenship status in 2011: “I have people that have been studying it and they cannot believe what they’re finding.” ), Donald J. Trump finally … Read More

The publication of Colin Powell’s private opinions of both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump – obtained from hacked e-mails from the former secretary of state’s private e-mail account – is only the latest example of the thorny ethical issues that journalists and media organizations must … Read More


The Will Smith movie, Concussion, is about the brutal reality the National Football League continues to ignore.

It’s also the story of one man’s ethically courageous attempt to bring critical attention to what he uncovered and what is now called C.T.E. – Chronic traumatic Read More