Some thoughts on Amy Winehouse

As somebody who has spent a lot of time with men and women who are addicted to sex, drugs, alcohol, relationships, eating and cutting, the news that broke this afternoon really hit home. It really did not have to end like this for Amy. I am thinking right now about my friend Tina, whose own…

Dr. Kevorkian and a People of Innocence

When I was a kid I remember all the talk of euthanasia, mercy killings and senior-citizen suicides that were being conducted by one Jack Kevorkian. Outside of the special I saw on him a year or so ago I have had little reason to consider his positions on the sanctity and dignity of human life,…