Monthly Archives: November 2013

Gettysburg, Bill Hullihan, and What it Used to Mean to be Cool

On this 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, I remember my father, the notion of solidarity and what it used to mean to be “cool.” My father, Bill Hullihan, was a college professor.  From 1962 to 2003 he greeted the … Continue reading

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Honoring Dana Pearson

Sandwiched between the coin toss before a boy’s high school soccer game and the National Anthem, the players, families and administrators of Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach, Florida, took a few minutes to dedicate their upcoming soccer … Continue reading

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“No Guns” Versus “All Guns” Will Never Be Best for America

If the execution of 20 First-Grades doesn’t change our national conscience, a 12-year-old boy executing a former Marine and math teacher on his Nevada middle school’s basketball court with a semi-automatic 9mm handgun he brought from home won’t either.  Nor … Continue reading

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