Publix and Politics

Letters to the Editor of the Palm Beach Post reveal that, to some patrons, shopping at Publix no longer is a pleasure, but a pain. The letters came on the heels of a Post editorial assailing Publix for contributing a lot of money to the Florida gubernatorial campaign...

Truth and Fiction

The reality of the chaos in the current White House becomes wearisome after a while, and an escape into fiction is like a breath of fresh air. But the situation that faces our country is too important to ignore, and a recently published novel titled Remote Access...

A Confluence of Books

More and more, people are becoming concerned about what is happening in our federal government. On Saturday, I met a man in a coffee shop reading the new book by former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, Fascism: A Warning. He had previously read A Higher Loyalty,...

Hatred and Revenge

Five detrimental, even dangerous, ramifications of President Trump’s decision to pull out of the nuclear deal with Iran have made the rounds of the news media outlets since Tuesday’s action: Iran will ramp up its production of nuclear weapons. A war could...

Just Between You and Me …

The English language, in the United States at least, is in free fall. Everywhere – in newspapers, periodicals, online stock market analyses, health reports, television news, you name it – usage mistakes have polluted the language at a rapid rate over the past, say,...