Amen to John Stoner and Victor Goering's letters in the March 2009 issue.
"People will judge you on what you can build, not what you destroy."
After reading (for the second time) the “Dear President Obama” letters, I was disappointed that no one mentioned the need to reduce the huge U.S. military budget.
With the passing of Hollywood legend Paul Newman, there is a significant legacy that many in the mainstream media are unaware of.
Coinciding with the visit of a dear friend who's spent the past few years working in Afghanistan for both development NGOs and (non-U.S.) government agencies, the DVD of Charlie Wilson's War recently arrived from Netflix. My friend recommends it. Also, I [heart] Philip Seymour Hoffman. And I can tolerate Tom Hanks in appropriate doses. But an