Commentary

Are All Friends Alike?

March 20, 2010
By Mara Gordon
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My father always said that if, at the end of our lives we could honestly say that we had one friend, we would die rich. ¬†That the word friend was not one to be used lightly. When I came home from school, and said my new friend this or my new friend that, he’d...

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One Year Later – There’s Still Hope

January 20, 2010
By Mara Gordon
One Year Later – There’s Still Hope

Today, there will appear in print places to read accounts of how President Barack Obama has done in his first 365 days in office. How his accomplishments – or lack thereof have measured up to the people’s expectations. Health care still is not a reality for countless Americans.¬† With the election of Scott Brown...

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Best of Luck, President Obama!

January 20, 2009
By Mara Gordon
Best of Luck, President Obama!

Today is a momentous day for all Americans, and for the world. For the 44th time, after a contemptuous election season, the transfer of power from one administration to the other, occurred without incident. Granted, Cheney went screaming and kicking, and had to be confined to a wheelchair, but he still went. That is...

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