Monthly Archives: May 2010

Betrayed Principles

A reflection on the final season of my favorite televison series, 24. This piece centers on the actions of President Allison Taylor. The road to hell is paved with the best of intentions. The actions of President Allison Taylor, during the final season of the Fox drama 24, demonstrated this axiom. Taylor sacrificed her lofty […]

Tiger’s New Stripes

“These are the times that try men’s souls.” Thomas Paine made this point during the trying, early days of the American Revolution. His call seems prescient today for the world’s top golfer and America’s most famous athlete. Tiger Woods’ life changed irrevocably over the last six months. Tabloid revelations, internet gossip, and a sex scandal […]

The Players

It’s that time of the year again. The Players Championship begins today and one question invariably gets asked: is this golf’s fifth major championship? No, it is not. It is a fabulous tournament played on an exciting golf course. It has a stellar field and offers the most lucrative purse on tour. It has a […]

Being A Cowboys Fan

I respect greatness. That fact explains why I’m a Dallas Cowboys fan. During my formative childhood years, I embraced the Cowboys as my football team. They excited me. Stars filled their roster. Their history included several of the most important individuals in professional football history. They looked sharp in their white uniforms. They were on […]