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To Folks Who Condemn Addicts on Moral Grounds

There is a fatal disease called drug addiction. Millions of people have it, and millions seek help --many working hard enough and being blessed enough to begin successful recovery.

Many are unsuccessful.

Many people who battle this addiction (some prefer…
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On Chris Richard's Washington Post Grammy Review

It’s unfortunate that Chris Richards [Disjointed Grammys honor Whitney Houston] couldn't find more to appreciate positively about the evening. A live broadcast of a multiple-act performance oriented variety show will of course not have uniformly seamless transitions and as…
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On Media's Obsessive Take On Tim Tebow

Again, spirituality becomes merely another type of "condition" rendering someone or something remarkable and apart from most. There has been and will always be race, sex, creed bigotry--the cause of the deliberation most folks make--repeatedly-- in deciding to what extent …
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Note to Pete--Amis's & Avlon's, King's & Kingsley's

Hey Pete, Dreadful Show~
I have to weigh in with a bit of a raised eyebrow that you weren’t aware of author Martin Amis when John Avlon brought him up yesterday. Fair enough, as it’s always refreshing to hear you…
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Public TVs and Early Challenges ReVisited from Jan 2010

   Originally Posted Jan 2010~
Fox may be the most watched by, and therefore, "trusted" source, an ironic and elastic term in this day and age, but this is due largely to the demographic of it's viewing audience, which ranges…
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A Missed Framing Opportunity?


Framing the Argument  For Infrastructure Jobs (And Homeland Safety) Program 



I’m a proponent of infrastructure and education becoming the cornerstones of a job-creating, future-investing job generating program.

And I’m surprised to not hear the President invoke more than merely…
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JC's Hyperheard Trivia 1--Sunny by Bobby Hebb

“Sunny” by Bobby Hebb

 
This  is such a wonderful sounding recording of a fabulous performance of a delightfully soulful song.  The recently deceased Hebb wrote it as a declaration of gratitude for the healing power and optimism of a…
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LETTER TO MY CONGRESSMAN


 
LETTER TO MY CONGRESSMEN--VA. REP. FRANK WOLF, 10th District

"It is precisely because the stakes are so I high that I believe the debt limit vote can serve as a trigger to force congressional action" – THESE ARE…