“This dust was once the man, Gentle, plain, just and resolute, under whose cautious hand Against the foulest crime in history known in any land or age, Was saved the Union of these States.” –

This week it is not the Russians, or Trump and the National Enquirer that a new, heavily-researched expose in the Washington Post has brought front and center as guilty parties in the would-be


The fact it was Obama, and not the other guy, who suffered stitches from last weekend’s pick-up basketball game, is almost Shakespearean in its portent. Of course the much-touted so-called

Wednesday, August 18 2010 02:30:36 PM Born in 1934, renowned portrait artist Don Bachardy, now 76, was only 18 when his 33-year relationship began in 1953 with writer Christopher Isherwood

Wednesday, August 25 2010 03:41:46 PM   Artist Don Bachardy’s Hollywood movie career was very brief, indeed. Having begun in January 1953 what would become a 33-year relationship with

The following is my column from the August 2, 2007 edition of the Falls Church News-Press (www.fcnp.com). It is a cleaned up version, so to speak, of a blog entry I posted here earlier in ths