On Friday, May 30, 78-year-old Angel Torres tried to make his way across a busy street in Hartford, Connecticut. A surveillance tape shows two cars crossing a double line. The first appears to graze Mr. Torres. The second hits him straight-on; Mr. Torres bounces up onto and off the top of the car and then… Read More Where Have Our Better Angels Gone?
Finally home after an 18-day road trip that started the 2008 baseball season in Japan, the Boston Red Sox are set to receive their 2007 World Series rings at a ceremony this afternoon right before playing their home opener at Fenway Park. The ceremony begins around 1:00 with a parade of the flags from 62… Read More Red Sox Opening Day
While the Republicans are holding a primary in Michigan today, the Democrats are having a hissy-fit. As befits their resentment-based ideology, Sen. Carl Levin and Rep. John Dingell in 2000 approached the DemocratIC National Committee “about changing the presidential primary system that gave preference to Iowa and New Hampshire”, according to today’s Washington Post. The… Read More Thank you, Michigan Democrats
The Hilton Hawaiian Village is a 22-acre mini-polis featuring five towers, 22 eating establishments, and a menagerie of wildlife, including emus, flamingos, and tropical penguins. It has much to recommend it, but the quality of service is unreliable. A central depot at the Tapa Tower serves the multitude of sight-seeing and airport shuttles that come… Read More Downtown Honolulu