I’m not a football fan. Never have been. Like boxing, I just saw too much brutality in it, and the more brutal it got, the more fans seemed to cheer.
However, I never understood the ultimate consequence of all that head-bashing until I saw the … Read More
“If Jussie Smollett lied, look at the harm he caused Chicago — and America” – Chicago Tribune editorial headline, February 21, 2019
On January 29, 2019, actor Jussie Smollett reported to Chicago police that he was assaulted by two men in ski masks.
Smollett told … Read More
Late Friday, I received a phone call from President Trump.
“Hey Jim, it’s President Trump.”
“Yes, Mr. President, what can I do for you?” I say, waiting for the punch line from some friend.
“I’ve been meaning to call you for some time.”
“No, … Read More
No, it’s not the latest Hallmark Christmas movie. It’s a new game from Parker Brothers that you and the whole family can be engaged and enraged in this holiday season.
You know there’s a culture shift in the zeitgeist when toy company Hasbro — through … Read More
NBC’s Saturday Night Live (Nov. 11), offered a funny and thoughtful exchange between regular Pete Davidson and Lt. Com. Dan Crenshaw, a former Navy SEAL who lost an eye from an I.E.D. in Afghanistan and was recently elected to the House.
As the segment of … Read More
In less than seven days we have seen: what has now grown to 15 pipe bombs delivered to top Democrats, actor Robert DeNiro and cable news network CNN by vocal Trump supporter Cesar Sayoc; a school shooting near Charlotte, North Carolina; white racist Gregory Bush … Read More
If you think that civility in America has disappeared. If you think that kindness and decency are lost in a sea of cynicism, then this commentary is for you.
Two documentaries – RBG, an “affectionate look” at U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg … Read More