Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Headline for Problem-Solvers

Today’s Boston Globe, in what looks like 72-point type, unfurled this half-banner atop Page One: “Lawmakers hear Davis, fault FBI on data sharing” In my view a partisan US House Committee, whose hearing generated this headline, didn’t “hear” Ed Davis … Continue reading

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Is Anything REALLY the Matter with Kids Today?

How to manage the younger generations.  They are not like us.  They do not seem to share our values.   I can’t get through to them. Ever said these things?  Of course, we all have.  Older human generations have been … Continue reading

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For Cops and Kids

Kids and cops are linked in American folklore.  One of the great emblems of this relationship is, of course, Norman Rockwell’s painting, “The Runaway,” in which a Mass. State Police trooper sits at the counter in a diner listening to … Continue reading

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PRECISELY What We Don’t Need

The press reports that the top executives in the federal intelligence community have launched an inquiry into the events leading up to the Marathon Bombings.  As the passage quoted below indicates, it will be undertaken by the Intelligence Community Inspector General. … Continue reading

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