ElectionsVote In 1915 – that is, one hundred years ago -- you may have met silent movie cowboy star William S. Hart eating at Newhall’s Southern Hotel restaurant.  Or , you may have missed him.&nbs(more..)


ElectionsVote You may be a lot tougher and smarter than I am.  That’s good.  In fact, it is more assuring to live on a planet where everyone is better than I am – smarter than I am, braver tha(more..)


ElectionsVote At the end of each year in this space, we have over the last several years offered the best example we can think of an American profile of courage.  This year our choice died a little over a mont(more..)


ElectionsVote From now until February 27, a very different spectacle greets anyone who happens to be at 26565 Bouquet Canyon Road in Santa Clarita.  It is a huge 30,000-square-foot Museum of the Bible setting (more..)


ElectionsVote As the Thanksgiving weekend comes our way, I know that there will be some homes in American that will postpone the holiday feast until the first weekend of December.  This is because many poor pe(more..)


ElectionsVote It is clear that the Greatest Generation did not come out of thin air.  Those stoic young Americans who spent their youth tackling down the Great Depression and crushing World War II into nothing(more..)


ElectionsVote I am sad that our American movie audiences generally feel toward American movie actresses the way Donald Trump feels toward women.  That is, whenever one of Donald Trump’s wives ages too mu(more..)


ElectionsVote There are many books today that are written about love and about loving people.   However, since I have had a lot of problems just liking some people, I have always hoped to run into a book (more..)


ElectionsVote Gradually it is being accepted in the dialogue about American public schools that the national program Common Core has become a replacement for No Child Left Behind.  As the first program came ou(more..)


ElectionsVote Of the many Republican candidates for American president, the most dynamic public speaker may well be a Kentucky ophthalmologist named Dr. Rand Paul.  In American politics, a gift of dynamic spee(more..)