Archive for August 2012

Give the Board a boot

Aug 27th, 2012 | By
Give the Board a boot

Joe Arpaio is not an island. His ability to waste more than $150 million in taxpayer monies didn’t happen in a vacuum. We know that the now disbarred and disgraced former County Attorney Andy Thomas helped Arpaio abuse his power by charging and prosecuting numerous cases without any legal merit. We know he looked the

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Someone you loved died? There’s a pill for that.

Aug 16th, 2012 | By
Someone you loved died? There’s a pill for that.

I read with dismay an article in The Guardian that spoke about the American Psychiatric Association’s move to create a new disorder that deals with grief. The article said the APA is planning on classifying anyone who grieves longer than two weeks over the death of a loved one as depressed. They’re kidding us, right?

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Supporting the American Dream, one dream at a time

Aug 1st, 2012 | By
Supporting the American Dream, one dream at a time

We met a month ago at a panel discussion on immigration. Well dressed, intelligent and professional, Daniel Rodriguez seemed poised to take on the world. So when this young man, just a few years older than my stepsons, asked to meet me for coffee, I didn’t hesitate to join him. Daniel’s energy is palpable. You

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