Monthly Archives: June 2012

Talk Is Cheap…Not In This Country!

I have been hearing quite a bit about the disparity in fund raising for this year’s election between the Republican and Democratic parties. A continuing theme in these discussions is the role of Citizens United. This refers to a Supreme … Continue reading

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The Trouble With Sports Righters

  Roger Clemens was acquitted of lying to Congress about whether he used steroids. If you read the reactions of some sports writers it is as if John Dillinger got a Get Out Of Jail Free card. I really don’t … Continue reading

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What Is A Father?

  What Is A Father?   A Father is the guy who took you to your first Yankee game and sat you in the Bleachers because that was where Mickey Mantle played. A Father is the guy who just couldn’t … Continue reading

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Jesus And The Statute of Limitations.

My Catholic Church has endeavored to hide behind the concept of a Statute of Limitations in its defense against suits brought by victims of sexual abuse at the hands of its priests. This embarrasses me to no end and adds … Continue reading

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The Ninety Nine

  David Brooks is an excellent op-ed columnist for the New York Times. His essays are always thought provoking and most often enlightening. They are never polemics trashing one political party or the other or one candidate or the other. … Continue reading

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Opening Day

 (Note: This was written in April but baseball fans might enjoy it, nonetheless.)   This week is opening day for major league baseball. I wrote ‘week’ because Major League Baseball, the organization as opposed to the game, determined that there … Continue reading

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I Do, You Can’t

I was going to write a blog about classification and ethnicity. I came upon a new proposal for a college application while reading one of my education journals and it angered me. There must have be forty different groups from … Continue reading

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News In Review

There have been a couple of news items that have caught my eye over the last few weeks. Now, I am trying to be positive and uplifting with my blog but sometimes it just gets too hard. This is one … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress.com! This is your very first post. Click the Edit link to modify or delete it, or start a new post. If you like, use this post to tell readers why you started this blog and what you … Continue reading

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