Archive for July, 2013

The President Has Fumbled (2013-7-23)

Just over a week ago, George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin. It seems there is not a single American without an opinion about the incident, the handling of the case, the legal proceedings, the outcome, and the media’s fixation on this latest cause celebre. I have opinions, too, on […]

Happy Birthday, Bob Vradenburgh (2013-7-13)

Today I experienced the mountaintop and the valley within seconds of each other. It started when I saw on Facebook that today is my friend Bob Vradenburgh’s 58th birthday. I first met Bob, and his twin Bill, in 1978.  We worked together at The Chattanooga News-Free Press.  I was a freshman, they were seniors. Bob […]