Month: January 2010

Celebration on the Hudson

One year ago right now, Capt. Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger landed his crippled plane in the Hudson River and everyone on board survived. There’s a tour boat filled with surivors out there now, and they’re drinking toasts as the boat sounds… Read More ›

The meanest men in America

With tens of thousands of Haitians dead or dying in the aftermath of Tuesday’s earthquake, two well-known Americans stepped up to address the tragedy: Tonight Jon Stewart blasted both Pat Robertson and Bill O’Reilly for playing politics with the disaster,… Read More ›

Calling a spade a spade

I’m no fan of Senate majority leader Harry Reid, though I’m closer to his age than to the younger generation in Congress. Maybe that’s why I’m having trouble seeing what was wrong with the remarks he’s being criticized for making… Read More ›

Don’t yell at me!

There’s an obscure little bill floating around in Washington these days. At least I hope it’s still floating. It has to do with not allowing television advertisers to CRANK UP THE VOLUME on their ads. Then, as if that weren’t… Read More ›