Learning to Love Who We Love

Learning to Love Who We Love

Two weeks ago, the equivalent of a bomb exploded in my life.I’ve had personal problems of various sorts for 30 years, and daily migraines for 22...

October 21st, 2017 |  


The NFL Should Do More Than Just Take A Knee

The NFL Should Do More Than Just Take A Knee

When Colin Kaepernick began to protest during the national anthem at NFL games last year, he made his intent very clear. “I am not going to stan...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Despacito: The Development of Puerto Rico

Despacito: The Development of Puerto Rico

For years before Hurricane Maria’s direct hit devastated much of Puerto Rico’s infrastructure in a matter of hours, the officially-bilingu...

October 19th, 2017 |  


We’re Failing the U.S. Citizens of Puerto Rico

We’re Failing the U.S. Citizens of Puerto Rico

Hurricane-struck Puerto Rico wants “everything done for them,” says President Trump. Puerto Rico, an island of 3.5 million inhabitants ...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Democracy Insurance

Democracy Insurance

Here’s a basic rule of public policy: If a society wants a capability, it has to pay for it.If we want a fire department, we have to direct our ...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Don’t Mess With the Disability Community

The GOP twice failed to pass health care legislation this year. The bills fell short for many reasons, but I see an important one: By including drasti...

October 19th, 2017 |  


Why Do Some Old People Get Cranky?

Why Do Some Old People Get Cranky?

I can hear you already: “All old people aren’t cranky.”Too often my wife and I are out and “hear” crotchety old people. ...

October 19th, 2017 |  


What You Should Know about the Least Understood Branch of Government

What You Should Know about the Least Understood Branch of Government

Q: What is the “least understood branch of government?” A: Most people are aware that our government has three separate and co-equal branc...

October 19th, 2017 |  


We Get Sick, They Get Rich

We Get Sick, They Get Rich

Our current health care system in the United States works just fine — for the corporate executives who run it.Take, for instance, Michael Mussal...

October 19th, 2017 |  


State of the Art Schools

State of the Art Schools

Investing in State of the Art Schools If we want to prepare our students for 21st century jobs, we need to invest in 21st century classrooms. But too ...

October 18th, 2017 |