Monthly Archives: December 2012

Dog/human segregation the only realistic choice [op-ed CCT 26 December 2012]

What’s worth more, a dog or a child? “A child is not more important than a dog” a dog owner was recalled as having asserted in a newspaper story on the Brewster dog ban controversy. OK, I’m going to come right out and say it: a child is more important than a dog. Do we […]

The politics of Christmas [op-ed CCT 11 December 2012]

Christmas has the reputation of being apolitical, above the fray. Maybe a lot of us are seeing this season as a welcome relief from the intense election season just past, or the struggles in Washington. As if. Dickens’ beloved “A Christmas Carol” pretty well lays it out. Scrooge loses his m iserly ways and in […]