Michael Medved
In mid January, the Seattle area endured one of the heaviest winter storms on record and for our family this meant temporary loss of electrical power, running water, and land-line telephone service. While my four-wheel-drive vehicle got me to the radio station for my daily broadcast, the disruption in our normally comfortable house provided a dramatic sense of perspective. Lack of water in particular blocked even basic functions —no coffee, for instance! --and brought powerful reminders that in prior generations most Americans lacked running water, electricity and telephones. At a time of economic and political turbulence, it’s easy to ignore the continued functioning of most aspects of our society at an advanced and strikingly comfortable level. We’re grateful to see our service restored and hope to retain that sense of gratitude after the weather clears. 

Michael Medved

Michael Medved's daily syndicated radio talk show reaches one of the largest national audiences every weekday between 3 and 6 PM, Eastern Time. Michael Medved is the author of eleven books, including the bestsellers What Really Happened to the Class of '65?, Hollywood vs. America, Right Turns, The Ten Big Lies About America and 5 Big Lies About American Business
 
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