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Mar 02

What I Believe

All right, you sons-of-bitches. You know how I feel. George C. Scott (“Patton” 1970) One of the few economic formulas I can recall from my undergraduate days at that conservative Petri dish known as Claremont » More

Jul 26

Jewish, German, and a Hero

I think a hero is any person really intent on making this a better place for all people. Maya Angelou Two Gestapo officers pummeled Fred Mayer in the face. Refusing to tell where his radio » More

Apr 20

Who was Dan Gabor?

“And I would have liked to have known you  But I was just a kid Your candle burned out long before Your legend ever did.” – Elton John, “Candle In The Wind” (1973) Dear Readers…the » More

Jul 13

My Big Fat (sort of) Greek Experience

Anyone who lives within their means suffers from a complete lack of imagination. Oscar Wilde The soap opera “As The Grecian World Turns” unearthed some disturbing recollections from my days of funding a series of » More

Feb 09

Merci, Monsieur Elnick

It’s only when you see a mosquito land on your testicle that you realize there is always a way to solve problems without using violence. Ron Adams, Assistant Coach, Golden State Warriors Last Monday, after » More

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