NANCY PELOSI: SIMPLY THE BEST

I’ve been fascinated with politics since I saw Jack Kennedy’s limousine pull up the back ramp of the Boston Garden Election Eve 1960. By sheer luck, I was given an opportunity to work as an intern in the US Senate in 1963. Later, as a lawyer, I testified a few times before Congressional Committees. I’ve

STILL CATHOLIC DESPITE THE (NEW YORK) TIMES

Yeah, I’m Catholic. Not the best in the world. Maybe not even in the top ten. I may get there though. The snark, ridicule and contempt shown by columnists and online commenters at the New York Times and Washington Post on everything and anything Catholic has been getting my Irish up and is causing me

RESPECT

Respect. Maybe that’s what is missing these days in our country and in the world. Everybody wants respect, but not so many have earned it or are willing to give it to those who have. This subject came up in a conversation with a friend of mine who grew up in Mali, a landlocked country

HOW BAD DO WE WANT IT?

Want what? The United States of America. Our country. Where we live. The place we call home. It’s not a perpetual motion machine. It doesn’t run itself. It’s a volitional organism. Its not guaranteed to last forever. It came into existence by an act of will. Blood was shed. We almost came undone in the