The Question Before Us

  So Trump has left no doubt about his loyalty to Putin and his disloyalty to America. Some are calling it treason. And Americans are left facing the most vital question of our time: What do we do now? What should we do? What can we do? What must we do? We must do something. […]
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The Blight of the Bots

  You might think social media is the salvation of democracy, but I think it’s a blight. As a former newspaper editor, I deplore the mob mentality I come across on web sites like Twitter and Facebook – and in those odious chat rooms Call me an elitist if it scratches your itch, but I […]
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Legacy of a Tainted Election

  Now that we have all seen how the Russians meddled in the 2016 elections, you might think the courts would give Americans a mulligan. Voters were tricked into making the wrong choice, so can’t we void the election results and do it all again? The short answer is no. There’s nothing in the Constitution to […]
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Man’s Inhumanity to Man

  There’s a mean streak in mankind, and if it is tolerated, it breeds monstrous behavior. Alarmingly, that’s what seems to be happening in today’s America. You can see it in social media where trolls bare their ugly souls.  You can see it in the news where unspeakable acts of cruelty and mindless rage are reported daily. […]
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