Everyone I know — myself included — has been more affected by the apparent suicide of comedian and actor Robin Williams than almost any other tragedy in the headlines in recent years.
Fantasy fans followed the Yellow Brick Road last week to an Oz Festival in Coronado celebrating 75 years of the 1939 blockbuster film. Oz in Coronado? How did that happen? Well, many of the famous books that have captivated children for over a century were written there.
Many in this country who consider themselves patriots accept the fact that the U.S. system of capitalism and democracy has flaws, but they consider those flaws minor compared to other ways people have of managing their societies. As Winston Churchill has oft been quoted, “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.”
Make no mistake; the fall election season began the evening of June 3, just as soon as the primary election polls closed. But no one has spent much on the election since then, nor have most voters focused on any issues to be decided in November.
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Aug. 14, 2014 -- George Chamberlin discusses veterans in the workplace with Trevor Blair, workforce development manager for Manpower, who explains the firm's military transition support project.