Austin Rhodes

The Five-Year-Old Ambassador

The Five-Year-Old Ambassador

Blizzardpallooza 2 caught me a bit short of time this week, but let me see if I can “Twitter size” a column for you while allowing the rather large picture you see with this piece to convey a message that needs few words. Five-year-old Austin Rhodes loved TV. He loved Star Trek, The Monkees, Land […]

Two Challengers Offer Transparency and Integrity

Two Challengers Offer Transparency and Integrity

Two announcements this past week made official what many had already known to be true, that a pair of men very well known in their respective counties were about to become even better known as “politicians.” They are as different as they can be: one black and one white. One working class and one affluent. […]

This Time the President Is Right!

This Time the President Is Right!

In the days before the Internet, there was this thing that people in my profession used to do called “research.” I won’t bore you with details, but it often involved trips to the library, personal interviews and the occasional scientific experiment. I am not particularly proud of the fact that, as a young man, 17 […]