Politics and the Court

Politics and the Court

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away yesterday. May she rest in peace. You will see (and probably have seen) many such statements today and the next few days. These statements will be followed by a pause and an opinion on what should happen regarding...
SALTy Balls

SALTy Balls

One of the great truths of life is that politicians have virtually no shame, no matter how much they morally preen and scold others. I was reminded of this in reading that NY Senator Chuck Schumer and Congressman Thomas Suozzi are pushing to include a removal of the...
The End of Excellence

The End of Excellence

One fine fellow over at the New York Times has posited that symphony orchestras need to be more diverse, apparently because the adoption of “blind” auditions, intended to eliminate racial and gender bias, haven’t produced an outcome they deem...