Stranger fruit meets rotten fruit

Stranger fruit meets rotten fruit

As the 2014 shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson was litigated in the court of public opinion, Ferguso...

March 18th, 2017 |  


We are the real winners

We are the real winners

I will admit that deep down inside sometimes I feel a little pressure. That little voice inside my head pipes in every so often and says, “Are y...

March 17th, 2017 |  


The moment of the fool

The moment of the fool

Obama … Trump.Could there be a bigger contrast — in attitude, style, comportment, philosophy? What irony that the two names are now linked...

March 16th, 2017 updated: March 16th, 2017. |  


Perception management: Is it fact or fiction?

Perception management: Is it fact or fiction?

One of David Baldacci’s books, “The Whole Truth,” features an intelligence operative named A. Shaw who essentially saves the world f...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Journalism is not a hobby

Journalism is not a hobby

Alright you guys, forgive me if this whole thing comes across as bitchy, but there’s just something I have to get off my chest and I really can&...

March 13th, 2017 |  


Find the adults and get them in the room

Find the adults and get them in the room

Trump attacks others, from the Pope to Gold Star families, on a routine basis, often based on no evidence, exaggerated claims, and he claims trends ba...

March 11th, 2017 |  


What’s in a name? Plenty, to some

What’s in a name? Plenty, to some

Last week over lunch a friend of mine told me she was getting married. Now, the news of her engagement wasn’t exactly a surprise to me. After al...

March 10th, 2017 |  


Context: the peaceful transfer of power

Context: the peaceful transfer of power

Let’s put some things into context. Would it bother you if a sitting president of the United States told the president of Russia he would have m...

March 8th, 2017 |  


The anticipation is killing me …

The anticipation is killing me …

For more than a week, I, along with about a hundred thousand others across the country, have been glued to my computer watching a live stream of a pre...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Trump and media divide America

Trump and media divide America

Must warring parties follow rules? Or, is all fair in love and war? Well, we have the Geneva Convention…actually we’ve had multiple Geneva...

March 5th, 2017 |