Magical Thinking on Health Care

Magical Thinking on Health Care

Donald Trump, the amazing wunderkind of global luxury living — and now our nation’s phantasmagoric, fast-charging president — is pro...

April 27th, 2017 |  


KEYS TO A GOOD MARRIAGE

KEYS TO A GOOD MARRIAGE

The other day I was having a conversation with a woman about her family. She was explaining about her recent family reunion. In talking about the peop...

April 27th, 2017 |  


It’s 1984 in Trumplandia

It’s 1984 in Trumplandia

Tromp-tromp-tromp — troops are marching to battles. Boom-boom-boom — bombs are blowing up communities. Whoooosh — poisonous gas is b...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Authoritarian Bumbling

Authoritarian Bumbling

The real story of the Trump administration to date isn’t about any one policy. It’s about Trump and a small group of insiders throwing the...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Kasich has something to say

Kasich has something to say

A few weeks back I attended the Toner Prize dinner in Washington, held in memory of the late New York Times reporter Robin Toner. The award is given t...

April 26th, 2017 |  


The Emerging Worldwide Alliance of Right-wing Parties, Led by Putin and Trump

The Emerging Worldwide Alliance of Right-wing Parties, Led by Putin and Trump

Political parties on the far right are today enjoying a surge of support that they have not experienced since their heyday in the 1930s.This phenomeno...

April 26th, 2017 |  


The NY Times and North Korea

The NY Times and North Korea

Three opinion pieces on US policy toward North Korea have appeared in the New York Times in the past week. They deserve critical comment.The writers a...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Encumbrances – State Churches, O’Reilly and Kim Jong Un

Encumbrances – State Churches, O’Reilly and Kim Jong Un

An encumbrance will often weigh us down or prevent us from going forward.Trinity Lutheran Church, Columbia, Missouri should not receive taxpayer dolla...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Get real about preventing war

Get real about preventing war

During further escalation of tensions between the United States and North Korea, pundits and other experts are trying to figure out what was behind th...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Get to Know Your Muslim Neighbors

Get to Know Your Muslim Neighbors

If we take the time to get to know one another, we’ll find that we don’t have to live in fear.For a South Jersey girl, my upbringing was m...

April 26th, 2017 |