Two Good Men

Within a span of eight days, July 4 through July 12, we lost two men we could not afford to lose.  One, the first, was Abner Mikva; the other was John Brademas.  I served in Congress with both men and came to know and admire them even though both were well-left-of-center Democrats (Brademas was the … Continue reading Two Good Men


Politics isn’t everything.  In times of insanity we can fall back on things that are . . . even more insane.  Like sports.  Years ago, when I had my own regular weekly commentary on NPR’s “All Things Considered”, I had the unique freedom to talk about anything I wanted to talk about.  So after weeks… Continue reading Believeland