Pandemic Exposes U.S. Underbelly

We are all aware of the enormous toll Covid-19 has taken on this country, both health wise and economically.  But what most fail to consider is how badly we've botched our response to the pandemic as compared to many countries.  All who are so quick to pound their...

“Stuck With Stupid”

Michael Steele is an attorney from Maryland who was once that state's Lt. Governor.  He is seen often on cable news as one of dozens of commentators.  He is also a former chairman of the National Republican Committee.  As best I can tell, even though he is a...

Politician Changes His Mind. Good For Him.

Earlier this week the Montgomery city council voted as to whether or not all citizens should wear a face mask during the pandemic.  The vote tied 4-4 and therefore failed. The following morning Mayor Stephen Reed used an executive order to make masks mandatory....

Coming To The End Of The Road

How do you figure out when your fastball ain't as fast as it once was?  Or that it takes you longer to run from home plate to first base than a few years ago? In other words, what makes you face the reality that you have far more yesterdays than tomorrows and that...

Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder (Or Reporter)

The first time I remember seeing my name in print was 55 years ago this summer.  I was sports editor of The Auburn Plainsman that summer and each week had my name and photo attached to a column I wrote.  Which is just another way of saying I have been around a long...

Woodland Prep Charter Gets Revoked

After a two-year battle that seemed to have more lives than a houseful of cats, the state charter school commission voted today (June 9) to revoke the charter granted in 2018 to Woodland Prep charter school in Washington County. How many articles have I written about...

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