April 2019

“Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have right to do and what is right to do.” – U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart

When Attorney General William Barr issued a four-page summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, the first thought I had … Read More

Paradise Found!

(UPDATE: I’m reading the Mueller report and intend to have my observations posted later this week.) Not long after the Camp Fire devastated the little town of Paradise, California, displacing thousands of residents, help came in many forms. This is one story.

While the Paradise … Read More

(UPDATE: I’m reading the Mueller report and intend to have my observations posted by mid to late next week.) President Trump tweeted his latest “strategy” for dealing with immigrants, both illegal and asylum-seekers. Just out: The USA has the absolute legal right to have Read More

More Than the Heart of a City

The fire that devastated one of the great religious, cultural and architectural treasures of the world – the Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris – not only shocked French citizens but the world. If the walls inside this cavernous basilica could talk, they would tell a story … Read More

“I remember my uncle Harold told my aunt about this affair he had. It was a sort of mildly upsetting event in my family… The affair was over, something like eight years. So I remember asking him, ‘Why did you tell her? You got away Read More

We Got Him!

Julian Assange – founder and director of WikiLeaks, claiming he was only acting as a journalist revealing the truth about government secrets – was taken into custody by the Metropolitan Police Service in London after seven years of self-imposed confinement in the Ecuadorian Embassy. In … Read More

Juliana v. United States

Some people talk about climate change, some do something about it and others… well, look at Kelsey Juliana and 20 others who chose to do something big.

In 2015, 19-year-old Kelsey Juliana decided enough was enough. “There was a wildfire season that was so … Read More

Apollo 11

This isn’t a movie review about the new documentary. This is a memory review.

1969… While the war in Vietnam was grinding away at America’s soul, one extraordinary moment electrified and uplifted Americans and the world like never before. On July 21, 1969, Neil Armstrong … Read More

Passion vs. Reason

In light of the “principal conclusions” of  Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation made known by U.S. Attorney General William Barr, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham’s essay (Mueller Offers a Lesson in the Power of Reason) in TIME magazine (Apr. 8), offers insight and … Read More

Take a look at this video clip from CNN’s Smerconish (Mar. 30), which shows Alex Jones’ latest rationalization for falsely claiming that the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings were a hoax perpetrated by government “gun grabbers.”

In a defamation suit brought by Sand Hook … Read More