Paris, ISIL, Evil, Law Enforcement, and War

We stand with Paris. Like everyone else, I was appalled and saddened by the recent attacks in Paris.*  One of the strange things about modern life is that the news media intimately acquaints us with vivid images of atrocities and suffering even as their geographical distance makes it nearly impossible for us to do anything … Continue reading Paris, ISIL, Evil, Law Enforcement, and War

The Bond of Brothers

Bob Herbert’s latest Op-Ed in the New York Times tells the story of two friends, Josh and Luis. After graduating from high school, Luis went into the army (both their dads were career soldiers). A few years later, Josh was diagnosed with testicular cancer, and Luis was constantly on the phone, encouraging him through the … Continue reading The Bond of Brothers