Categories: "CBS" or "John Roberts" or "wilderness"

Dust Busters Needed

August 14th, 2010
It may have seemed at first like a publicity stunt or a gift from above, but last year Coloradans at Vail and Beaver Creek mountains saw pink snow. ?When you skied a run, you turned and your tracks were pink,? Melissa Macdonald, executive director… more »

Corporate Supreme

January 23rd, 2010
Years ago, when I was in a quandary about the direction of my career, I got some sound advice: Never fall in love with a corporation, because it?s constitutionally unable to reciprocate. This week, the Supreme Court created a limited redress to that… more »

The Limits of Narrative

December 3rd, 2009
Even before President Obama spoke Tuesday night, the news had leaked that he had authorized 30,000 new troops for Afghanistan. I didn?t think his speech would reassure me, but it did. A little. What a pleasure it is to hear a president with a… more »

The Trouble with Bygones

May 16th, 2009
I find it painful to watch House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defend herself. It?s not that I don?t believe that the CIA failed to brief her about waterboarding terrorist suspects. I do, especially now that former Senator Bob Graham has demonstrated that he… more »

Awe and Relief

November 8th, 2008
Tuesday?s election still fills me with awe, and not just for Barack Obama. The American electorate is wiser than I dared hope. Even John McCain, who ran a shoddy campaign, delivered a concession speech that was generous and inspiring. Sarah Palin has… more »