Thornton Kirby's Blog

The Stockdale Paradox

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Last week's SCHA Annual Meeting was characterized by a strange mix of sobering and exciting news.

Rationing or Tough Choices?

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Last summer, Sarah Palin made headlines and ignited the fury of tea partiers in town hall meetings across America when she accused President Obama of trying to establish "death panels" as part of t

Much to be thankful for

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The past few months have been so partisan and so emotional in our nation that it's easy to focus on the problems.

Blessing or Curse?

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There's an old Chinese curse that goes something like this: "May you be blessed to live in interesting times." If interesting times are blessings, then our cup is overflowing!