One week during the last campaign I thought maybe we were finally getting somewhere. A series of stories were printed about women who had been sexually harassed, abused, and raped by Donald Trump. These women had found the courage to… [more]

DOD Students Excel

It isn’t very often that The Virginian-Pilot’s Op Ed page brings on peals of laughter at my breakfast table. But ever since Daniel Golden’s article delineating the high level of success in Department of Defense schools appeared in the Wall… [more]

Coast Guard Cuts

Every morning I routinely open our front door and send the dog out to the end of the driveway to fetch the morning paper. I usually place the paper on the kitchen counter while I rummage under the sink to… [more]