I rushed home from the gym last evening (and probably, no surely, cut a few cars off along the way) to catch what I have loved since the Berlin Wall came down. What is that? A good Presidential address – yep, I’m a sucker. A few comments. Continue Reading

The draw-down fanfare

The last U.S. Combat Brigade marched out of Iraq yesterday, symbolizing just that – the end of the combat component of Operation Iraqi Freedom. A heartfelt and sincere thank you to all of the troops and civilians, both standing and fallen, who served so courageously over the last seven years in Iraq. Continue Reading

Up in flames

I was planning to write a rapid response piece to all the snarky, ill-willed and unfounded political comments that were supposed to be made at last night’s 82nd Academy Awards. The problem: There was absolutely zero fuel for the fodder. Continue Reading