Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

My dear friend Eric once told me that he celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. day each year by listening to King’s “I Have A Dream Speech”.  I thought this was a great idea and decided to do the same and encouraged my high school students to do so as well.  This year as MLK day approached I was listening to…

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A Closer Examination of Obamacare

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or as society has dubbed it Obamacare, is an attempt to treat health care as a right and privilege that all Americans are entitled to.  Not since Lyndon B. Johnson and the creation of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965 has the government attempted such an ambitious program of reform in the direction…

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New Year’s Resolutions

Every time the calendar resets we are confronted with the personal disappointment of New Year’s resolutions soon to be unmet.  Often these resolutions revolve around topics that are less important such as wanting to be thinner, getting better grades in school, and making more money.  I’ve been there and I have done that and after thirty something years…

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