End the White House Hypocrites Ball

End the White House Hypocrites Ball

The annual bacchanal of self-importance and self-righteous celebration that is the White House Correspondents Association Dinner should have been laid to rest years ago. It was never a noble idea, no matter how nostalgic its defenders are for the days when...
Scranton School Board must come clean tonight

Scranton School Board must come clean tonight

I was a fidgety kid. Couldn’t sit still, couldn’t focus on fuzzy math, couldn’t go along to get along. At 50, I am as restless as I was at 15,  only now I have two mortgages, utility bills and I get paid to be a troublemaker. If you’ve been reading my columns...
The ‘Last Generation’ rises

The ‘Last Generation’ rises

“And these children that you spit on/ As they try to change their worlds/ Are immune to your consultations/ They’re quite aware of what they’re going through.” — from “Changes,” by David Bowie “Generation Z” is new...
Still working on Sansky scandal

Still working on Sansky scandal

Some who read my Sunday column about how phantom mechanic Dan Sansky began his lucrative non-employment with the Scranton School District noted some missing details — namely the names of the school board members who voted unanimously to hire Sansky as...