This is a story of two kids: one who does the right thing and another who, well… you decide.
When a sixth-grade student at Houghton Academy near Buffalo, New York noticed that the bus driver had accidentally hit a parked car, then left the scene, … Read More
“To be courageous… requires no exceptional qualifications, no magic formula… whatever arena of life one may meet the challenge of courage, whatever may be the sacrifices he faces, if he follows his conscience – the loss of his friends, his fortune, his contentment, even the … Read More
At the 1991 confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, law professor and former co-worker of Thomas, Anita Hill, gave graphic testimony regarding allegations of sexual harassment.
As reported by CBS News (Sept.19), here’s some of what Hill had to sit through.
Republican Senator … Read More
For years, during and after Watergate, that was the singular political question that many were interested in knowing the answer.
Deep Throat was the secret and anonymous source in the Executive Branch who pointed Washington Post reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein in the right … Read More
Halfway through the comedy City Slickers, Curly – the irascible, tougher-than-leather cowboy played by tough guy Jack Palance – unexpectedly dies on the trail. At his burial, the cook offers this short admonition to the Almighty:
“Lord, we give you Curly. Try not to … Read More
“Faster than a speeding bullet. More powerful than a locomotive. Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound.”
“Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird.”
“It’s a plane.”
“Yes, it’s Superman, strange visitor from another planet who came to … Read More
In January 1969, I was roaming around a local bookstore. My second year in college and I had to select a non-fiction book to read and write a report for a history class.
History… what book am I going to find that’ll maintain my interest? … Read More