While trying to stay above the crisis-du-jour by this president, there are some matters that are just too vital to ignore.
According to several media reports, a whistleblower in the intelligence community notified the Intelligence Community’s Inspector General (ICIG) of a serious issue involving communication … Read More
Note to Readers: Apologies for my absence. I’ve been working on completing a long-term project. It’s taken longer than expected. I hope to have another commentary on Friday, and return Tuesday. I appreciate your understanding.
…fear of communism; fear of American citizens who may be … Read More
Over the last few months, I have deliberately scaled back commentaries about our current president: his narcissism; his ego; his blatant dishonesty; his more than 2,000 conflicts of interest; his insistence that he knows more than anyone else; his obsessively cozy relationship with Russia’s Vladimir … Read More
I’ve been fortunate enough to call Peace Studies scholar and teacher Colman McCarthy a friend for a number of years now. Last month, he wrote a commentary on singer, songwriter and activist Joan Baez. In the piece, Baez reflects on the fact that today, we … Read More
This is a little piece of fun, and we could all use a little fun right now.
When you think of legendary baseball managers you think of John McGraw, Joe McCarthy, Connie Mack, Casey Stengel, Walter Alston, Joe Torre – managers that had the grit … Read More
It’s not that women are smarter than men (although many clearly are). It’s that they have a way of cutting through the crap and revealing the hard truth of the matter better than men.
Recently, I was exposed to another little piece of ethical wisdom … Read More
Thank God It’s Vacation time!
While the media continues to give this President the attention he craves, I’m unplugging from it all.
In the meantime, I’ve selected some of the most popular commentaries. From the Philippines to Saudi Arabia; from the Netherlands to the United … Read More