After well over 30 years of no real vacation, but for here and there, family obligations back East and one too brief respite in Hawaii, it all, suddenly, came to an end. I spent most of 2014 decompressing from one long hard day’s night that began in 1980. (What I was doing is another story.) But i...Thu, 08/13/2015 - 8:51am
To my good friend of conviction, Charlie Davis, who left us this past week: Happy sailing. He was one of the town’s fervent iconoclasts who, sometimes, made for pure, verbal pyrotechnics down at City Hall. When I catch up to you, Charlie, I’ll let you know, at least as far as I went, how it turn...Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:32am
I have a strong hunch Oklahoma’s Sen. James Inhofe (the world’s leading denier of climate change via carbon emissions who probably, because of the recent election, is going to head the Senate’s Environment and Public Works Committee come January) if he gets his way and the Keystone XL Pipeline...Thu, 11/20/2014 - 9:34am
Hearing what Mayor Michael Bloomberg is planning to dump into New York over the next 10 years to fortify it from the ever increasing threat of another superstorm made me wonder: Do you think the sight of BMWs and Mercedes and Lexus vehicles floating down Wall Street last fall in the midst of superst...Wed, 06/26/2013 - 4:42pm
I’d like to thank Clancy Hughes for sharing with us his look around the corner in last week’s paper. The future he had us peer into, if we should go off the fiscal cliff, was, to say the least, disturbing, but essential to view. What a moment as we slip into the Christmas season with politicians...Thu, 12/27/2012 - 2:39pm
What a window Mitt Romney provided at the first debate with President Obama into the very mindset that brought us liar loans and toxic mortgages; it showcased the crisis of integrity at the very heart of our financial and political system. That Romney could so utterly reverse everything he’s...Wed, 10/24/2012 - 10:11am
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