The Erosion of the National Civic Discourse

The Erosion of the National Civic Discourse I am going to start this week with an acknowledgment that should be patently obvious, but apparently has become suddenly unavoidable: TRUTH: In 1000 Words or Less is an opinion column. It represents my personal perspective- nothing more, nothing less. Well, good, now that we have this mandatory […]

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Why Baba O’Reily is the Greatest Rock Song of All-Time

Why Baba O’Reily is the Greatest Rock Song of All-Time I’ve been putting this one off for awhile.  Perhaps it’s because I’ve just had too many other pressing topics to write about.  Perhaps it’s because something so purely subjective hardly seems the stuff for TRUTH: In 1000 Words or Less.  Or perhaps it’s simply because […]

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Please Don’t Feed the Bears

Please Don’t Feed the Bears If you have never seen Walter Herzog’s 2005 documentary Grizzly Man about bear enthusiast and conservationist Timothy Treadwell, I highly recommend you do away with your weekend plans right now and make some time to watch this fascinating insight into man’s tenuous relationship with nature. Treadwell, a fascinating and enigmatic […]

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