In pursuit of civility

The old-fashioned snail mail letter was quick and to the point as well as being in all caps:“The felon Hillary lost her fat sloppy ass and you fruit cakes just can not get over that fact. Now go to yo…

Before you go too far . . .

The late comedian Richard Jeni once said in reference to American politics if you’ve gone too far to the right or too far to the left then you’ve . . . gone too far.And here we are in 2018. Our presid…

True – Hope Springs Eternal

I woke up to hope for the first time in a while this morning – a different America than I’ve experienced in the last year and it wasn’t just because the people of Alabama decided not to elect a racist…

When someone sees the light

When I was a small boy in Catholic Sunday school we were taught to welcome those who “See the light.”We even had a little song we’d sing with a refrain that ended “Enter. Rejoice and come in.” I alway…

About enduring press freedom

I walked slowly to my bunk and looked up at the television set. Twenty pairs of eyes were on the NBC Nightly News watching a story about me.One man turned around and said, “Man, you famous.”Since I wa…