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Truth, Beauty, And Goodness
2018-09-20 12:25
Which among the three would you choose? I read Howard Gardner’s 2011 book, Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed: Educating for the Virtues in the Twenty-first Century. (Frankly I&rsquo&hell…Read More
Idlib: The Coming Holocaust
2018-09-17 21:34
Idlib is the last part of Syria still holding out against the Assad regime. Which, together with its Russian, Iranian, and Hezbollah allies, is readying a final gotterdammerung bloodbath, ag… Read More
Readers’ Poll
2018-09-17 12:13
1. Trump recently tweeted that the Department of Justice should not have indicted two “very popular” Republican congressmen for crimes before the mid-term elections, thereby putt… Read More
Vote For The Homo, Not For Cuomo
2018-09-12 12:26
In the 1977 New York mayoral primary, Mario Cuomo was running against Ed Koch — unmarried and rumored to be gay. Shortly before the vote, posters appeared saying, “Vote for Cuomo… Read More
The New York Times “Anonymous” Op-ed
2018-09-10 12:14
I defer to another guest column, by Francis Wilkinson in Bloomberg Opinion. Every word is on target. Edited by me for brevity: Some people in the White House think Trump is ignorant, dangero… Read More
The Dishonest Kavanaugh Charade
2018-09-08 00:04
Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says Roe v. Wade is “settled law.” Well, settled law is what the Supreme Court says. “Separate but (supposedly) equal&rd&hell…Read More
The Trump Tax On Cars
2018-09-06 13:02
NAFTA was a bad deal, the worst deal ever, sending jobs to Mexico. Our imports exceed exports, a bad thing. Trump’s tough talk of tariffs against Mexico made them give us a better deal… Read More
My New York Primary Endorsements
2018-09-03 12:43
I enrolled last year as a Democrat, to vote in primaries to keep the party from veering too far left. That is complicated in New York because of the Cuomo corruption effect. For Governor: Ni… Read More
Trump Is The Antichrist
2018-09-01 00:07
Fundamentalist Christians have long been obsessed with the Antichrist. He figured prominently in the “Left Behind” books. Not an abstraction, the Antichrist would be a real perso… Read More

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