"The Middle Class Myth: Once Upon a Time in America"

Once upon a time in the great and thriving country of America, life was essentially good and the people were content, well, most of them anyway. As is always the case, there were of course the Have’s and the Have Not’s, but the financial gap between them was not that significant, and though at times …

"Hope Springs" – Not Just Another Chick Flick

Last week I took the wife to see the new movie “Hope Springs” with Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones. I figured it was just the sort of ‘chick flick’ she’d enjoy and I was right, she loved it! I was wrong however about it being just another ‘chick flick’.  Yes, I know it’s been labeled …