Joe Biden becomes America’s 46th president of the United States on Wednesday. For millions of Americans (and millions more from nations around the world), this will be the equivalent of opening the windows and undertaking the much-needed spring cleaning. I’ve made no secret I detest the current president; his conduct and many of his policies … Continue reading As we prepare for Joe Biden to assume the presidency
Bobby Knight is the greatest thing to ever happen to the Indiana University men’s basketball program. He set the Hoosiers on a trajectory that few men or women before or after him have matched at any other school across the university. Indiana basketball has been, at best, a second-tier national program since Knight was fired … Continue reading This post echoes louder and louder: Now that Trump cannot help you, you abandon him? How weak.
Bobby Knight is the greatest thing to ever happen to the Indiana University men’s basketball program. He set the Hoosiers on a trajectory that few men or women before or after him have matched at any other school across the university. Indiana basketball has been, at best, a second-tier national program since Knight was fired … Continue reading Now that Trump cannot help you, you abandon him? How weak.
Photo: Anthony Moretti 6Jan2018 Where are the real Americans right now? Anyone who refuses to use his or her voice right now to condemn what is unfolding at the Capitol is complicit in it. Anyone who will not say that the siege of the Capitol is sedition and a brutal violation of the law does … Continue reading Where are the real Americans?
An open letter to those of you now ripping Trump: You spineless, weak and feckless people Now you dare say Trump deserves criticism? Now you find a voice to criticize him? Now? You stayed silent when he separated families, yet you insist you value family? You stayed silent when he swelled the deficit, yet you … Continue reading An open letter to those now ripping Trump
America enters 2021 still in the grip of a pandemic. One of the reasons coronavirus continues to burrow ever deeper into our society is the attack on science has succeeded; sufficient numbers of Americans believe coronavirus falls somewhere on a continuum of flu to hoax. The undermining of science is just one example of the … Continue reading We must stop destroying our institutions
Hi everyone, Let's begin with the obvious: Roughly half of you are going to support the words you're about to read, and roughly half of you aren't. Roughly half of you will think I'm sane and rational, and roughly half of you will think I'm something else. The board of the Mt. Lebanon School District … Continue reading An open letter to families within the Mt. Lebanon School District
It’s possible that within hours “President-elect” will be attached to Joe Biden’s name. For the more than 70-million Americans who voted for him, this will be great news. For the almost 70-million Americans who didn’t, this will not be. Biden’s win —and it appears from an Electoral College standpoint it might be as narrow as … Continue reading Four more years
Rarely does a week go by that I don't read a story about someone who has savagely criticized another person, or a group, on social media and then is shocked (SHOCKED, I TELL YOU!) that countless numbers of people don't rally around him or her in that moment of great emotional need. The narrative almost … Continue reading The other side of the coin