The Flood

Republicans in Congress are lobbing dynamite at the dam while the White House is calling for more rain and preventing engineers from traveling to the site. The Republicans believe times were better when the river flowed freely. Let the forces of nature rule, they say, ignoring the fact that times …

The Fallen

This weekend, I traveled to Columbus, Ohio, to visit my parents, brother and sister-in-law. My dad, 93 years old, recently fell and …

Out, Out, Brief Candle

Richard Nixon’s resignation speech attempted to persuade the American people that he was making a huge personal sacrifice by doing the exact …

The Fight of the Century

In the east corner, we have Kim Jong-un, supreme leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. He is a 33-year-old ruthless …

The Inner and Outer Limits

What is the most challenging question ever asked? Easy. It is: Why is there anything rather than nothing at all? Some say, …

Hillary Clinton is Back

Hillary Clinton was lost, but she returned recently from the wilderness. She’s given speeches and promoted a book she is writing about …