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Pat Conroy – Thank You

Early this morning I found my first occasion to utilize Facebook’s new “sad” emoji, reacting to the announcement that author Pat Conroy died at the age of 70.

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Reagan’s Children

REAGAN: Weell children, how was school today? SCOTTY: Greeat! I broke up two student run clubs and got my teacher fired for teaching evolution. TEDDY: That’s nothing, I baked an entire Thanksgiving dinner on an […]

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Lee & Grant Walk into a Bar …

Gen. Robert E. Lee and President U.S. Grant discuss the Confederate flag debate over beers.

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The Consequences of Marriage Equality

The decision in Obergefell v. Hodges provides for much more than the issuance of a legal license; it firmly denotes equal humanness for all persons regardless of sexual orientation.

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The Iran Deal: Checkers v Chess

Iran’s goal remains the same, hegemony over the Middle East and perhaps beyond. While interested in achieving it as soon as possible, they’re also patient. In contrast, our current Administration operates within a two-year window.

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Memories of My Mother

I typically don’t post family related stories or events but in this case I thought I’d share the words I read at the funeral of my Mom, Doris Toubin, this past Sunday, November 23, 2014.

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Spare the Rod, Save the Child

I urge these parents to take a look at these studies and understand the long-term consequences such as issues of trust, lower cognitive performance or future behavioral problems.

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BtS Radio Announces Three-Part Series on Education in America

With school back in session, Between the Synapse Radio explores Education in America in a three-part series beginning on Thursday, September 4 at 1 pm ET with a conversation with the best-selling author of “Excellent Sheep.” The September 25th show, 1 pm ET, features American Enterprise Institute scholar and co-editor of “Teacher Quality 2.0. Finally, the October 2nd broadcast, 1 pm ET, brings together two nationally prominent women focused on improving educational opportunities for children with learning challenges.

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THE FIFTH REDEMPTION

Tags: 5th title, NBA Championship, San Antonio Spurs

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Don’t Fill the Gap

Response to the NYT’s op-ed comparing Israel and Iran, and commentary on use of anti-Israel and anti-Semitic propaganda under the guise of academia.

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