Civility and Citizenship…

“And let’s dedicate ourselves to what the Greeks wrote so many years ago: to tame the savageness of man and make gentle the life of this...

Just the Beginning

Gall bladder surgery in the 1960’s was a far different operation than it has become more recently and often resulted in several days in...

My Lunch with the Justice

I did not realize until recently, while researching more deeply O’Connor’s history-making 1981 appointment as the first woman nominated...

Obama the Warrior

One of the great strategies in politics is to take your opponent’s greatest strength and turn that advantage  into a liability. It’s not...

Reflections

Amid the tenth anniversary reflections over the terror attacks on New York and Washington there is much to ponder, remember and regret,...