One of my esteemed and talented fellow columnists has taken a sabbatical to spend time learning to be a better business leader. In a recent column, he learned to "be silent and listen."
When we were living in Chicago, we had to get used to many unusual things that you don't typically see in California living. Snow was a big one. A huge body of water that wasn't an ocean (Lake Michigan). Friendly people who didn't shoot at you on the tollway.
I am always fascinated by untold stories from our nation's past that illustrate, entertain and cause reflection.
It is always bad to start an opinion column by apologizing. But, there are some things we conservatives are doing that are just plain wrong.
His calls usually come in the dead of night, around 2 a.m. His clever reasoning is that no one is awake and he can speak to me confidentially.
"You LIE." Two words that stopped a president dead in his tracks and brought startled gasps from an audience composed of our elected representatives. Senators and Congress-folks gaped at the Representative from South Carolina who dared to flaunt decorum and speak his mind. During President Obama's health care speech, Joe Wilson got a little carried away with the emotion of the moment and blurted out what many in the room and on television were thinking. ...
Some folks in our community claim to know my Uncle Earl. I wouldn't be surprised - he is often loud and abrasive in public places. Why, just the other day he was confronted by a group of pro-Obama protesters.
Ted Kennedy died last Wednesday at the age of 77 of terminal brain cancer. As the third-longest tenured United States senator, Kennedy had the opportunity to shape American political life and policy for nearly half a century.
As our kids head back to school, they are invariably confronted with the age-old "what I did on my summer vacation" writing assignment. So, in honor of that tradition, I respectfully submit my vacation essay to you.
As I have admitted before, I am a nerd. Unabashed, unapologetic and unwashed nerd-dom at its finest.
Recently, the President of the United States, Leader of the Free World, and the Most Powerful Man on the Planet, sat down to calm a squabble that could have easily been the subject of a "Cops" episode.
I am torn. Like a liberal driving a Mercedes, the promise of universal health care both excites and frightens me.
Uncle Earl is probably my favorite relative. His penchant for seeing through the political haze and grasping the reality of a situation is an endearing trait that makes him fascinating to listen to - and read.
When I was a younger fellow, I learned about a unique little marketing trick called "bait and switch."
I believe the time has come for me to reveal a critical piece of information. With the passing of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson, I must now publicly announce that I am the only holder of Michael's true and actual will. Sure, there are pretenders who claim to hold a will or lay claim to Michael's empire. There is the lady in London who claims to be the true mother of all three of ...