Character

Character

Everything action we take, small or large, has the potential to reveal character.

While most of my commentaries have involved weightier issues such as vaccinations, the death penalty, dishonesty, fraud and abuse, smaller acts take place every day that demonstrate who we are and what … Read More

Sculptor J. Brett Grill (left) talks with Joan O’Meara Winant as Dr. John Winant, Jr. and Representative Stephen Shurtleff look on after the unveiling of the John Gilbert Winant bronze statue in front of the State Library on Park Street on Friday, June 30, 2017.  … Read More

There is no nice way to say it: I am tired of political leadership in Washington using words like “inappropriate,” “inconsistent,” a “distraction,” and “un-presidential” to describe what my parents, grandparents, teachers, religious leaders, and most anyone with common sense would otherwise call, WRONG!

To … Read More

True story, every morning, I make the bed. (I also wash my own laundry but that’s another story.)

Over the years, my wife has occasionally mentioned this to others at social functions, as if performing such tasks was due to some anomalous male genetic mutation. … Read More

President Trump must’ve missed CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360  the other night when Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz recommended that the president get a personal lawyer and “zip it! …stop tweeting… stop talking…”

On Wednesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein – an oasis of rationality – … Read More

One of the most iconic images in Hollywood film is a static black and white picture of a pair of train tracks trailing into a distant western landscape.

By itself, it doesn’t seem to say much. However, in the western classic High Noon, the … Read More

The Road to Washington

That’s right. Those two zany congressmen from Texas are off on the wildest, funniest road they’ve ever traveled! … And you’re along for the ride!

Starring “Beto” O’Rourke, a Democrat and Will Hurd, a Republican

(Cue the music)

O’Rourke: “We’re off on the road … Read More