Tributes to Hank Aaron

By many accounts, it took Aaron several years to come to terms with his place in baseball history and the hatred that had been a part of his accomplishments. Much later, he gained more of a sense of joy, rather than relief, at what he had done.

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Cleveland Indians Name Change: Important Social Achievement or Another Useless Action?

It’s easy to soothe someone’s feelings, say by renaming something. It’s an easy fix and one of many fairly useless things on the list of possible actions to be taken by our politicians in order for them to be able to come to you and say, “See? We now call this thing a different name. Isn’t that great? How about a campaign contribution?”

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