Tom Purcell

Posted November 24, 2015

Do you realize we've been giving thanks for almost 400 years?

Posted November 17, 2015

I'm often out of touch with our rapidly changing culture norms.

Posted November 09, 2015

"I had no idea that many men and women have served our country in our armed forces."

Posted November 03, 2015

Last week the WHO released a report that argues that meat eating can cause cancer - that colon cancer and, possibly, stomach cancer are caused by processed meats, such as ham, sausages and bacon.

Posted November 02, 2015

The World Health Organization is the United Nations' public-health arm. I think we should change its name to the World Killjoy Organization at least where its position on meat eating is concerned.

Posted October 27, 2015

Americans are abandoning the traditional family in big numbers.

Posted October 13, 2015

Too many college-age kids are unable to care for their most basic needs, which doesn't bode well for my future.

Posted October 06, 2015

"I'm fed up with politics and the country is going down the drain."

Posted October 05, 2015

I'm fed up with politics and the country is going down the drain.

Posted September 29, 2015

Your Holiness, I have never been to Catholic confession before, but since you and I have some things in common, I figure what the heck.

Posted September 21, 2015

Ah, the autumn is upon us. College campuses are buzzing with activity as college kids and their parents rack up massive debt to cover the cost of high tuition.

Posted September 09, 2015

Here's a sobering fact: American entrepreneurship is in decline for the first time since the U.S. government started measuring it.

Posted August 31, 2015

After the wild stock market downs and ups last week, I crawled out from under my desk and began Googling plans for a backyard survival bunker.

Posted August 24, 2015

There were so many people buying breakfast bags of heroin from street dealers one Philadelphia morning, the traffic came to a standstill and the dealers cursed at anyone who dared honk.

Posted August 19, 2015

I'm turning into my father.

Posted August 11, 2015

It's been almost three weeks since you dropped me off at summer camp. You better come get me 'cause I'm in big trouble.

Posted August 10, 2015

Get this: Renting is the new American dream. And that doesn't bode well for America.

Posted July 21, 2015

With all the money we borrowed and spent in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis and all the money we keep borrowing and spending, our debt-to-GDP ratio has shot up to 74 percent.

Posted July 14, 2015

Get this: The average human being now has a shorter attention span than a goldfish.

Posted June 30, 2015

"Beer, family gatherings and fireworks! Gosh, I love the Fourth of July!"