Author: Steve Greenberg

Opinion: Trump misses an opportunity

At the recent Golden Globes Awards, cinematic icon Meryl Streep unleashed a torrent of invective goop on President-elect Donald Trump. She had just won the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement and took...

Opinion: A lesson in ‘weird’

On the whole, we have it pretty darned good in our community. Compare our environs to, say, Portland, Ore., which one of us visited for a family wedding during New Year’s weekend, and there...

Opinion: Have hope as ’17 dawns

Here we are – some would say thankfully – nearing the end of 2016. For our community, it mostly was a fine year, especially in terms of progressive growth and development as well as...

Opinion: Give your kid a shot to do it

Long ago, the now-late comedian/genius George Carlin gave an impassioned talk about the (we’ll clean this up to G-Rated) “the wussification of America.” He saw it coming. It has arrived. And it stinks. What...

Opinion: Random thoughts and key question

We sincerely hope your Thanksgiving was fulfilling in many ways. Here is an array of random thoughts cobbled before shipping our papers off to press early: Oxford Dictionaries declared its “Word of the Year”...

Opinion: Aftermath: It gets worse

With Donald Trump’s Electoral College victory over Hillary Clinton for president, a number of things have been shaken to the fore, and many of them belong filed under You Can’t Make This Stuff Up:...

Opinion: Now the real work begins

The silent majority has prevailed, and presumably will be silent no more. Where we all but predicted a presidential race victory for Democrat candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton more than once in this space, we...

Opinion: It’s the best we could do?

Nearly two years ago, we predicted here that Hillary Clinton would win the race for the White House. Polling this week leaves us in doubt about that. Her opponent, Donald Trump, has gained mightily...

Opinion: If we were on the team

Everywhere we go we find ourselves engaged in discourse about the upcoming elections, national and local. It’s difficult to resist commenting and offering our two-cents worth (that’s about all it’s worth, frankly). We’ve been...