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. It was a time of fear; fear of communism; fear … 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
“SEND HER BACK! SEND HER BACK! SEND HER BACK!”
We’ve heard it all before. “LOCK HER UP! LOCK HER UP! LOCK HER UP!” You may laugh it off, but this is what fascism sounds like. Don’t be fooled just because there are no tanks in … Read More
Tomorrow marks the 50th anniversary that two men landed on the surface of the moon. It’s impossible to overemphasize the extraordinary achievement that took place 50 years ago this week. Technical skills aside, the courage that three men took was beyond anything that had ever … Read More
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
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
1986 was not a happy year for Bill Buckner or me. Thirty-seven years old, I had filed for divorce from my first wife. Racked with self-doubt, work was intermittent as I pondered whether I would ever find my right place in a career. … Read More