John Doar died last week at the age of 92. If there was a Greatest Generation, he was one of its greatest men.
There is no shortage of bad news for President Obama, but history may be kinder to the man.
I could be mad at Vice President Joe Biden, who has been here in Los Angeles for two days and tied up traffic for miles at a time. But it's hard. He's just too nice a guy, even if he talks too much -- and worse, these days, tells the truth.
It is something of a cliche to quote George Santayana one more time, saying, "Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it." But for folks of my age, ignorant repetition has been a constant in our lives. And, of course, it is happening again right now.
Labor Day is a farce. Even public employees -- read Wisconsin! -- are losing what security America offers. At the minimum, the first Monday in September should be called "Reagan Day."