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The Kavanaugh contretemps is over. And what did our nation get for all the trouble? No unalloyed good, that’s for sure. The fruits of the protracted publicity war are all rotten: … more
Whether the recent, one-and-only gubernatorial debate between Gov. Tom Wolf and Scott Wagner was actually a “debate” is — well — up for debate. Both candidates had very … more
Romania is a strikingly beautiful country. As I had previously mentioned, we used the third largest city, Timisoara, as our base for four weeks. After our guided, formal walking tour, we explored the … more
In 1967, the newly formed National Organization for Women staged a weeklong protest of The New York Times and other newspapers. Their demonstration targeted the longstanding practice of printing … more
Right now, if you go to pailottery.com you can sign up to “demo” the lottery’s new online casino-like games. That includes your children. Not only is the Pennsylvania Lottery … more
A year ago, I wrote about the problems in Houston. I wrote with great frustration about political expedience, poor planning and supreme errors in judgment coupled with selfishness, but things have … more
A team of researchers is testing a groundbreaking vaccine that could prevent cancer in dogs. About 800 dog owners have volunteered their healthy canine companions for a clinical trial. The pets … more
While I have talked several times about my love of dancing, I have not talked much about one of my other pastimes — quilting. I’ve not done a lot of quilting, although I really … more
Labor Day marked 10 weeks since the Supreme Court ruled in Janus vs. AFSCME that government employees should not be forced to pay a union or risk losing their jobs. In Pennsylvania, that means … more
How can elites stop another Donald Trump from ascending to the top of the political hierarchy? I know outside the Washington beltway and the isle of Manhattan, the question is perturbing, maybe … more
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