JANUARY 10, 2011 11:13PM

Suicide and Mental Illness

We live in a society which flees from death and suffering, which builds high walls to protect our small, comfortable worldview from the brutality of the real world.  We surround ourselves with entertainment, our consciousness flits from distraction to distraction like a hummingbird; we are raise… Read full post »

The Huffington Post sometimes puts up clips from ABC’s “The View,” and I was watching this one last week about John Boehner’s interview with 60 Minutes.  The conversation briefly shifted away from Boehner’s crocodile tears when Elizabeth Hasselbeck came to his defen… Read full post »

Editor’s Pick
DECEMBER 12, 2010 6:47PM

Obama: The Right President at the Wrong Time

I felt a twinge of nostalgia as I reviewed a Washington Post article from the 2008 elections.  Barack Obama had positioned himself as a “post-partisan” presidential contender, and—interestingly—few genuinely believed him at the time.   Hillary Clinton claimed th… Read full post »