Monthly Archives: December 2019

Profile: Don Imus

By | December 30, 2019

[December 30, 2019]  Many across the nation were saddened to hear about the death last week of Don Imus; radio shock-jock, family man, comedian, and philanthropist.  He was controversial, and when the next dictionary update is published, his photo might be part of the definition of “provocateur.”  Ending the year 2019 on this profile is an honor for… Read More »

President Lincoln’s Christmas Gift

By | December 24, 2019

[December 24, 2019]  The day before Christmas 1864, on this date, Union General William T. Sherman presented the city of Savannah, Georgia, to U.S. President Abraham Lincoln.  Sherman captured the city after his famous March to the Sea from Atlanta.  Savannah was the last major seaport that remained open to the Confederates.1 Intellectually, General Sherman was not just… Read More »

Reading List (Update):  on Socialism

By | December 22, 2019

[December 22, 2019]  Yesterday was the first day of Winter, and I am finally getting around to another book that leaders might consider reading.  Christmas and Hanukkah are just around the corner to kick off the holiday season and snow might be in the forecast.  Consider today’s selection as a possible gift to someone you respect.  Keeping up… Read More »