Brief comments, direct or implied, about items large and small in the news . . .
In the early evening of May 20, a massive thunderstorm swept across the northern sections of Metro Atlanta. It struck almost without warning, and within an hour it was gone.
Interviewed after his trial, famous – now infamous – class action attorney Bill Lerach admitted it is “industry practice” to give kickbacks to certain plaintiffs.
Who says judges aren’t a big deal? One needs only to look at California’s Supreme Court May 15 ruling on same-sex marriage to see the ramifications of judicial nominations. Those judges were even audacious enough to overturn a proposition vote by the state’s citizens.
Drive into Mt. Vernon, Ohio and it’s like a step back into history. The city, founded in 1805, is anchored by a city square straight out of an old post card or possibly a Norman Rockwell painting.
Hezbollah – the Lebanon-based terrorist organization – has scored another victory: This one, political.
The House Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights and Oversight held a hearing last week to discuss House Resolution 146.
They say we are tired of culture wars. Tell that to the California Supreme Court, which didn't sound tired at all when it lobbed a big, fat hand grenade into the marriage debate.
We are in the midst of graduation season. Commencement ceremonies are a time for celebrating the achievement of students.
The media pundits and many Republicans themselves have all but conceded the November election. They seem paralyzed like a deer in the headlights by the mid-term election setbacks.
The drug problem at UNC-Wilmington (where I teach) has gotten so widespread that I have to say something.
When the California Supreme Court created a “right” to gay marriage last week, it was entirely foreseeable that opponents of the ruling would organize.
Guess what? It’s “scrutiny time” for Barack Obama.