Archive | August, 2012
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Neil Armstrong: Remembering an American Hero

We lost a true American hero with the passing of Neil Armstrong. Like most Americans in the 1960’s, I marveled at the accomplishments of the accomplishments of our space program. It was an era when America dared to dream big. To me, there was no bigger hero at the time than Neil Armstrong. Not a […]

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Classroom Discussions on the Election: Education or Indoctrination

As a former teacher, I have lamented about the fact that civics has all but disappeared from our nation’s classrooms. Civics illiteracy is a real issue and it prevents kids from understanding the importance of engaged citizenship. Of course, I should be careful what I wish for. Every four years, the presidential election brings out […]

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There’s a Lot of Anti-Social Behavior in Social Media

I’ll admit it, I’m somewhat of a newbie when it comes to social media. Even though I was sort of late to the social media party, I have become a huge fan and user of Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, podcasts and the rest. Facebook in particular has become a huge boon to my radio show. It’s […]

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Chick-fil-A Controversey Ruffling Some Political Feathers

Last week, I wrote a column for The Philadelphia Daily News about my view of the Chick-fil-A controversy. I have no problem with people objecting to Chick-fil-A’s CEO Dan Cathy expressing his personal opinions on gay marriage. I have no problem with people voting with their wallet and choosing to take their business elsewhere. I […]

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More on Chick-fil-A Appeciation Day

Thanks to everyone who visited their local Chick-fil-A to support Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day. I visited the Chick-fil-A in South Philadelphia after my radio show on WPHT 1210-AM. I was blown away by the turnout. Regardless of where you are on the gay marriage issue, one of the cornerstones of our democracy is freedom of speech […]

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