I am not the type of person to mope around very long. I believe I have a pretty resilient spirit, and I am a deep believer that the only long term realism is optimism. I can not recall a time that very bad news personally,...

Manuscript: 2009 Marketplace Speech In 1977 at the University of Zurich, one of my personal heroes, Margaret Thatcher, said: “We must not focus our attention exclusively on the material, because, though important, it is not the main issue … The economic success of the Western...

Some weekends in college football just over-do the excitement, suspense, and drama.  This was one of those weekends.  Game after game defined why 18-22 year old kids are more fun to watch play football than 35-year old multi-millionaires.  The BcS and lack of playoff system...

Some weekends in college football just over-do the excitement, suspense, and drama.  This was one of those weekends.  Game after game defined why 18-22 year old kids are more fun to watch play football than 35-year old multi-millionaires.  The BcS and lack of playoff system...

And here we are again.  The inaugural issue of the 2008 season of my Weekly Musings.  The self-proclaimed “biggest college football lover of all time” welcomes all the new subscribers, and welcomes back the familiar ones.  This is my fourth year doing these musings, and...

I have said it before, but never realized how much I meant it:  There is no worse pain than losing to UCLA, but there is no greater joy than beating Notre Dame.  As I walked out of the Coliseum this week, and made the parade...

I have said it before, but never realized how much I meant it:  There is no worse pain than losing to UCLA, but there is no greater joy than beating Notre Dame.  As I walked out of the Coliseum this week, and made the parade...

As a diligent student of world history, I can not think of a better time to be a villain than the age in which we current live. For those who desire to commit abhorrent atrocities against their fellow man, the time is ripe. Mass murder,...