A Nation of Cranks?
We’ve become a nation of divided cranks. Too many of my friends have made up their mind about everything, dug in their heels, and either turned their face to the… Read More
The Plague of Willful Ignorance
Let me start by saying that “ignorance” is a meaningless word. It’s a judgment that lacks any clarity. I grew up among many under-educated people who had more wisdom and… Read More
The Local and National Political Dialogues: a study in contrasts
I missed the opening day of the legislature and the inauguration of our new Governor. But I caught much of it on radio and read more in the dailies. Contrasting… Read More
The Battle of Mastodons
The battle in Washington is not over a balanced budget. It is not between the rich and the poor. It’s not between business and consumers. It’s not about the environment.… Read More