It is plain that Harvey Weinstein, despite all his money, power and Botox, doesn’t conceal a similar magical portrait in his attic. Now exposed for what he truly is, his face betrays all the ravages of a life poorly lived.
But Weinstein is almost besides the point. He is only one of the numerous, aggressively malignant tumors that have metastasized into a body politic besotted with Hollywood culture.
I wonder what the picture in our national attic looks like? Sure, we may look good (sort of) on the outside. But how many of us would be appalled if we came face to face with that portrait of ourselves? … More I Know How This Movie Ends
What caused the Sierra Club to do a 180° on immigration and its impact on the US environment? You guessed it: money. … More Pave Paradise, Put Up A Parking Lot
Our nation’s true heroes are quietly celebrated on Memorial Day. Not the bellicose displays favored by the NFL. Especially now that players, many of whom are felons themselves, are “taking a knee” in favor of criminals during the National Anthem. … More On Behalf of a Grateful Nation
Seeing the country on my thumb – my first hitchhiking adventure. … More On the Road. Again.
Leadership matters. Especially at the top. … More The Gang That Can’t Shoot Straight
If you avoid the Harvard Yard, you shoot pictures at the Old State House in Boston. … More DON’T Park the Car in the Harvard Yard
I give the gig economy a try. … More Old Dog, New Tricks
Those who live by the sword die by the sword. … More Into the Swamp
Funerals can strengthen the family ties that bind. … More Let Down Your Nets
Put on your own mask before assisting those around you. … More Your Neighbor As Yourself