Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Land of Opportunity & Cronyism

America is the land of unbounded opportunity and sometimes repugnant cronyism. Each of the three leading contenders for the U.S. presidency is the son of a foreign-born father! Barack Obama’s father was born in Kenya. Mitt Romney’s father started life … Continue reading

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Community: The Blind Spot of Snobbery

Why would anyone disrespect an 85-year-old who writes five columns per week at a Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper? Snobs make me smile except when they are mean like this. In their quest for popularity or prestige, they miss the joys of … Continue reading

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