Tag Archives: Colin Powell

Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick is not Colin Powell. One is an NFL quarterback and the other a retired general, once Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and then secretary of state – but both are black, or African-American if you prefer. In the … Continue reading

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Managing America’s Addiction

Betty Ford started it. Southern California ran with it. This is the land of the celebrity rehab center. They’re everywhere, from the Betty Ford Clinic out in Palm Springs to New Horizons out in Malibu, with hundreds in-between, fed by … Continue reading

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Racing Along

Colin Powell should know better – “evidence” is not a verb – but what he was getting at early this year was clear enough: There’s also a dark – a dark vein of intolerance in some parts of the party. … Continue reading

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The Extended Pottery Barn Rule

The strangely respected New York Times columnist Tom Friedman claims he coined the term “the pottery store rule” – in a February 12, 2003 column. You know – you break it, you own it. And he went on to refer … Continue reading

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