Morality is MIA

The moral compass of our society has come under serious attack with the recent Penn State Scandal.  As I watched the public respond, I was disturbed at the indifference displayed by some, as they focused on a fallen coaching legend and a failing football program as opposed to fallen man who failed to protect our youth.  What happened to us

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What are we willing to do?

“Cash-strapped Californians would rather ease “third-strike” penalties for some criminals and accept felons as neighbors than dig deeper into their pockets to relieve prison overcrowding, a new poll shows.” Yep, that headline grabbed my attention too.    According to a recent survey, administered by The Times and the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, it reports that people in

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And the loss lives on …

On the eve of the observation of my brother’s murder, seventeen years ago, I am writing about closure for my memoir. And I am getting myself all worked up.  I abhor the word but am committed to trying to understand why people are so determined to get me to have it.  And why they are so confused that I don’t

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The Death of OBL

I am not adverse to discussing death with my son; loss and grief have been part of his life long before he was born.  So when it came time to discuss Osama Bin Laden with him, he was very matter of fact given the severity of what I was explaining.  He understands about consequences and that bad people (hopefully) pay

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It’s Official

Nothin’ like having a few good friends, push you right over the edge when you are not ready to jump … thankfully, they all know when to give me the extra lil’ nudge so I don’t fall on my face! Apparently, my new site is launched and we are even talking outloud about a new podcast in the works with my

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