Tuesday, May 26, 2009

"Editorial - Newspapers’ future" - FT.com

Yes! I would add to this.... the word "essential". If newspapers do not find a way to become essential - to address essentil information and service needs of customers - others will continue to overtake them. On a base of "essential" both great journalism and profitable additional lines of newspaper business can be built. Take away the essential and the future is newspapers remains very bleak.

Saturday, May 23, 2009

"President’s Detention Plan Tests American Legal Tradition" - NYTimes.com

Justice delayed is indeed justice denied. Either try these people in a US court or set them free. No more, no less.

In the name of our system of justice, I accept the risks that are associated with that move. I would rather fear someone on the loose than to see that person imprisoned without the procedural safeguards the rest of us enjoy. Period.

Saturday, May 09, 2009

"After Boston Crash, Cellphone Ban May Loom" - NYTimes.com

Will it take something awful like this happening, God forbid, here in NC to lead to a ban on using any device whatsoever when driving? Everyone behind any "wheel". Every device. What could be simpler and better than that?