Saturday October 25, 2014
06/03/2014 - 11:44am
Tragic VA scandal should deliver a broader lesson
I have this friend who is a military veteran. He doctors at the VA and even helps shuttle disabled vets to the hospital. I've never heard a negative comment from him on the service at the Veterans Administration. No matter how well-administered, it is the people who make any business...
05/20/2014 - 2:00pm
A nation of immigrants
Two weeks ago there was a letter to the Hampton Chronicle pointing out the negative consequences of the increasing Latino population. In response, there were four letters to the editor and a short editorial
by the publisher.
The lady who wrote about the bad side of our immigrant population mentioned several examples...
04/15/2014 - 10:25am
Birds of a feather
News of the Civil Rights Summit at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library caught my attention when I heard George W. Bush was making an appearance there. Bush, being a Republican and LBJ having been a Democrat, for an instant, made it seem like...
04/01/2014 - 10:12am
Not our fight, again
Well, it's crisis time again (to paraphrase the great Ray Charles). All over the papers and on the news the Russians are coming and we better have a meeting of diplomats.
Really? Are we so bored that we've got to instigate the overthrowing of elected governments because of a nostalgic notion that the Cold War was...
03/18/2014 - 2:47pm
Another win For workers
I mentioned in a previous column that my first car was a 1959 Volkswagen Beetle. My mom gave me rides to work at McDonalds until I saved enough to pay $500 for the seven year old car. It was light and easy to work on. It was so light I went for a month pushing it to start because I was too cheap to buy a battery....