Too tired to care? Here’s one reason why.

As many of you know, I’ve spent the better part of the past few years away from the US. The experience has given me perspective – and a desire to keep staying away. One example: media… Read More

Are fear-mongers the only thing we have to fear?

Adrenaline feels good. At a minimum, it’s the result of a [hopefully good] cup of coffee. Or bungee-jumping, skydiving or crossing a too-busy street. Or simply sharing good times with friends, family or fans, be it… Read More

In the Old West, the law said “Don’t take your guns to town.” What’s more important in America: facts or good stories?

History is no longer written. It’s shouted and broadcast. Why go out in public when you can see “reality” in the comfort of your living room? A shooting on a program? No problem. It’s “only” a… Read More