Featured Books

Remembering America

Recently a reader of my book Home Free: An American Road Trip asked me: "I'd guess traveling around the country during the 2012 election would have been interesting, but do you wish you'd done the same for 2016???? 😀" It's an intriguing, pregnant question. On an...

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Deactivating

I had coffee with my friend Jackie the other morning. We hadn’t seen each other for a while, so it was good to catch up. I told her about how my kids are doing, the career, the pursuit of a simplified life, and she told me about her son Brawn, her new role as a CASA…...

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America Has Already Lost the Election

No matter who wins the presidential election on November 8, America and Americans have already lost. The damage that has been done is not reversible. Donald Trump has energized a large faction of alienated working-class Americans who feel authorized to vent their...

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Immigration: California leads the way

Hispanic communities are a key to a positive future for the United States, if only we would see them that way. As I’ve seen among my own employees, Hispanic immigrants are hardworking, diligent, and loyal. They are one of the main reasons my Southern California-based...

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