July 2019

In my mind, only a handful of moments in the last 50 years are iconic. The launch of Apollo 11 and subsequent landing of the first men on an extraterrestrial surface certainly remains one of the few for several reasons: excellence in planning, mathematics, physics, … Read More

One Face of Justice

This is Ben Ferencz, and at 97-years-old, he is the last man standing… literally, who prosecuted Nazis at the Nuremberg trials at the end of World War II. While watching Ferencz’s backstory on 60 Minutes, I thought, well, this will be a nice … Read More

A Little Bit of Heaven

While in office, President Harry Truman was well-known by his fans for not suffering fools lightly, politicians or military. A frequent chant from supporters was, Give’em Hell, Harry! Looking toward the brighter side, a good friend of mine signs his e-mails, Give’em Heaven. With that … Read More

In countless letters to his wife and partner, Abigail, John Adams poured out his heart and his mind. Abigail was not just a sounding board for his political conscience; she was his moral compass in every way.

Adams, 90, and Thomas Jefferson 83, while gravely … Read More

There is no longer any doubt that prescription opioids have become a health crisis in America.

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, 130 people die each day from overdosing on opioids. “The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and … Read More