I retired in 2015, after spending 48 years on Wall Street. I have been writing thought pieces, which deal with U.S. politics, education, cultural habits, the economy, markets and global politics, since 2000. Politically, I am registered as an Independent or Unaffiliated. My leanings are free-market, small government – liberal in the classical sense.
I have had published two books of essays:
One Man’s Family: Growing Up in Peterborough and Other Stories
Notes from Old Lyme: Life on the Marsh and Other Essays.
“The Thirty-One Kings”
Robert J. Harris
“As the sun slanted toward the west, the cries of plovers and curlews echoed off the hills
and the breeze carried a tang of burning peat from the hearth of a far-off cottage.”…
“Unlike World War I, there has never been any doubt as to who caused, won and lost World War II.”
Victor Davis Hanson, The Second World Wars
Victor Davis Hanson is a senior fellow in classics and military history at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. His background is ideal for an analysis of the Second World War. “Wars” are plural in the title because,…
Hypocrisy, false labels, can create slogans, but no poems;
propaganda, but not life: there are no roots, there are no realities to nurture creative work
Pablo Antonio Cuadra (1912-2002)
Nicaraguan poet, essayist and critic
The Left hijacked the label “Liberal.” Yet they favor an empowered government and diminished rights for individuals. Is it liberal to hamper free speech on…