Short Changed?

So, I’m reading Dear Abby – ’cause I do that sometimes. Never mind that there really is no Abby or, to be more precise, Abigail Van Buren. That’s actually the pen name for Pauline Phillips who founded the column in 1956. It is carried on today by her daughter Jeanne Phillips who now owns the

It’s Hard To Be A Saint In The City (Not Really!)

“There is something beautiful in seeing the poor accept their lot, to suffer it like Christ’s Passion. The world gains much from their suffering.” -Mother Teresa What a saintly sentiment, don’t you think? I don’t. I think it is a rather callous assessment of a people’s lot in life. As we approach the Catholic holiday

Guantanamera

President Obama has begun his historic visit to Cuba, becoming the first sitting US President to visit the island nation in almost 90 years. According to Ted Cruz this is a sad day in American history. In an op-ed piece published by Politico Cruz goes on to say, in part: Meanwhile, political prisoners languishing in

Highway To The Danger Zone

If you listen to the conservative candidates running for President the U.S. military has been decimated by Obama. Any full scale conflict would have us fighting with our arms behind our back. We need to spend billions (more) to upgrade our fighting capabilities or all might be lost. That doesn’t really ring true, at least