U.S. should care for its own, not Syrians

U.S. should care for its own, not Syrians

Despite all the calamities the U.S. has been through, we Americans have never seen fit to turn tail and run, to abandon our homeland as Syrians have b...

September 26th, 2015 updated: September 26th, 2015. |  


Andy and me, two degrees of separation

Andy and me, two degrees of separation

Every city has its own form of social capital. In New York, it’s net worth. To be socially prominent, one needs to be on the Forbes billionaire&...

September 25th, 2015 |  


Passing time at 3 in the morning

Passing time at 3 in the morning

People who know me well generally can say three things about me.One, I like to cut up. If I can’t have a laugh and make others laugh, then it be...

September 24th, 2015 |  


We control the future

According to a U.S. News report the 2016 presidential candidates and their “super” political action committees had raised more than $350 m...

September 23rd, 2015 |  


Keeping all this volatility in perspective

Keeping all this volatility in perspective

Fall might be anything but calm on Wall Street. Volatility is back, in a big way: the CBOE VIX has risen more than 105 percent since the end of July. ...

September 20th, 2015 |  


‘One angry man’ has his day in court

‘One angry man’ has his day in court

Until this week, my knowledge of what it’s like to serve on a jury was limited to two things:One was watching the classic movie “Twelve An...

September 19th, 2015 |  


Seven days does not a Fashion Week make

Seven days does not a Fashion Week make

All of the STEM emphasis in public schools may be starting to pay off. The new owners of New York Fashion Week finally have the math skills to figure ...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Forgiveness: The prisoner it really frees is you

Forgiveness: The prisoner it really frees is you

I truly believe that this world would be a much better place to live if people could just forgive one another. Most people don’t realize the lif...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Fairgrounds bring back memories

Fairgrounds bring back memories

I covered a volleyball match at Mount Airy High School Tuesday evening.As I exited the school, the sky had darkened, except for lots of flashing light...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Government playing real estate agent

Government playing real estate agent

I’m a firm believer in the thought that government should remain as small as possible. At the federal level I want government to supply a battle...

September 16th, 2015 updated: September 16th, 2015. |