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...

What’s In a Name

While the nation dangles one foot over the fiscal cliff and while most of the federal government remains shut down, the epicenter of...

Our Unresolved Issue

Comedian Jon Stewart joked that Paul “fell asleep on the Green Line and woke up” at Howard and, while his history lesson was suspect, to...

Prohibitions

Why is the state of Idaho in the liquor business and why does the Mayor of New York want to ban super-sized sugary drinks?  It’s a matter...

Stupid Times Three

Bad luck like stupid comments seems to come in threes. Ozzie Guillen, the mouth-running, currently suspended manager of the Miami Marlins...

Ron Paul

Watching the GOP field I have come to believe that only Rep. Ron Paul, the libertarian from Texas, is truly comfortable in his own skin....

Eating Their Own

Republican Sen. Richard Lugar of Indiana certainly ranks as one of the most significant politicians to ever hail from Hoosierland. He’s...

$$$$$

With two wins in a row in the hip pocket of his blue jeans, Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney heads to South Carolina today to...

PC Run Wild

I am a sucker for old, historic hotels and among the many I love is the Algonquin in New York City. Not because the rooms are great –...