Monthly Archives: June 2019

God Bless America. No, really.

As Independence Day approaches, our hearts and minds turn to holy writ. At least, it sounds like holy writ. Immigrant Irving Berlin writ it as a fervent prayer, and Kate Smith belted it out: God Bless America, Land that I … Continue reading

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Does It Mean Nothing to You, All Ye Who Pass By?

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Mac the Knife

NOTE: Robert McNamara died ten years ago July 6 after a long delayed confession that the Vietnam War had been a terrible mistake. Our leaders then, who were “the best and the brightest” of their generation, didn’t have to listen … Continue reading

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