Coming Monday: The Ethical Take: “Attack on America” Edition
One of the most unforgettable and tragic news stories of the last 60 years took place in November 1963.
I never saw it until years later because I was sitting in my High School Homeroom class … Read More
This is the second of two commentaries about Maj. John Baldwin (Ret.) chest surgeon extraordinaire. Wednesday’s commentary talked about Baldwin’s quick thinking and skillful hands as a young resident. This piece story goes back in time to 1951.
In 1951, nuclear testing continued with a … Read More
Sometimes we get so caught up in the brush-fire of the moment that we forget about what’s really important – the people around us who contribute to our lives in special ways.
I’ve been lucky to not only have met but developed deep friendships with … Read More
Baseball season begins in just 10 days, and what better way to begin than with a great baseball story. Football may be America’s most popular game, but baseball is forever.
Actually, that’s the title of a new book by former Washington Post columnist and peace … Read More
It sounded like a good idea.
It sounded like a great idea: one simple blood test that required a single finger prick would give “everyday Americans unlimited control over their health,” The New York Times writes (Mar. 15).
The key promise Theranos founder … Read More
There’s a moment during the first act of Orson Welles’s classic film, The Magnificent Ambersons – a period story about the rise and fall of a local family – where Welles, as narrator, points out what a terror young, self-centered George Amberson Minafer is to … Read More
“A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on.” – Winston Churchill*
Courtesy of Dan Piraro – bizarro.com
While most Americans have a wide variety of factual information – literally at their fingertips – when it … Read More