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After Boston, Is There Any Turning Back?

After Boston, Is There Any Turning Back?




Like most people, I was elated over the weekend to learn that the terror is over in Boston. But I was foolish last week. I tried to shield my kids from the horrible Boston marathon bombings and the aftermath. I say I’m foolish because my oldest is 8 — just like Richard Martin was — […]






A Few More Bullet Points on Gun Control

A Few More Bullet Points on Gun Control




So I wrote this: The President is Right on Target With Gun Law Legislation. I needed to share my thoughts about gun control, and many of my fellow parents have reached out to tell me they agree with my feelings on the matter. I might not have felt so strongly about it, had it not […]






When It Comes to Penn State and Jerry Sandusky, I Hate Being Right

When It Comes to Penn State and Jerry Sandusky, I Hate Being Right




Picture this. You’re walking down a quiet street, and behind a parked car, you see a naked man – who you recognize to be a neighbor — sodomizing a young boy. You’re startled, but you decide to go home, sleep on it, and then call a friend to tell her the next day. She tells […]