Charley James: The news media has paid scant attention to the triple problems of hunger, homelessness and poverty in the country – even before the elections attracted its attention like carrion birds to a carcass.
hen it comes to interpreting baseball’s place in America’s history George Will has no peer. Consider Will’s words as spoken in Ken Burns’ 1994 videography, “Baseball”: “Baseball suits the character of this democratic nation. Democracy is government by persuasion. That means it requires patience. That means it involves a lot of compromise. Democracy is the […]