Worthy of Winning…

“Sincerity – if you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” – Comedian George Burns – – – – – We’ve just experienced a week in politics that...

It’s the Judgment…

“Would you say that – Hillary Clinton is honest and trustworthy or not?” Question in August 20 Quinnipiac Poll of voters in Ohio, Florida...

Playing Not to Lose…

Hillary Clinton is campaigning as if she were running out the clock, trying not to lose rather than playing to win. North Carolina’s Dean...

The Self-Reflection Deficit

One of the most distressing things about current American culture – or perhaps I should say the most depressing thing – is the complete...

Onboard the Orient Express

Tenth in a series from Europe… And what more exotic destination than Istanbul or, better yet, Constantinople. From the 1880’s until the...

Roman Holiday

In the trailer for the enduringly sweet 1953 William Wilder film Roman Holiday there is an aerial view of the vast expanse of St. Peter’s...