Pat Benatar no longer sings her hit song, “Hit Me with Your Best Shot.” Respect for the victims of mass shootings and their families has driven her to believe that the song no longer is appropriate. I find her change Continue reading Hit Me with Your Best Shot
One of the remarkable things about the human brain is that thing that gives us the feeling that our thoughts are original and unique when, much more often than not, they are the same thoughts that many other people are Continue reading How about a Little Human Decency?
A friend of mine wrote to me a few weeks ago, asking whether regional government could help turn Stamford into a major city, not just in Connecticut but in the northeast. I responded as follows: Frankly, I don’t have much of Continue reading Whither Stamford? Damned If I Know
So far as I can tell, our egos have taken over, and near perpetual hysteria is the result. What happened? For multiple decades, we’ve forgotten that we’re supposed to be running the great American freedom experiment cooperatively, together. Instead, many Continue reading What’s to Celebrate this Fourth of July?