For many of us, being a parent may be most exciting creative endeavor of our lifetimes. It’s a dramatic example of our having been able to make something out of nothing. And experiencing the depth
Carol Platt Liebau
Carol has worked as an attorney, author, political and policy advisor, and media commentator. In addition to practicing law, she has served as legislative assistant to Senator Christopher S. “Kit” Bond of Missouri; as a consultant to the U.S. Senate campaigns of John D. Ashcroft of Missouri (1994) and Congressman Tom Campbell of California (2000 and 2010); and as law clerk to Reagan appointee Judge David B. Sentelle of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit.
It’s an old truism: When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. Bereft of any innovative ideas for addressing the rising poverty resulting from policies chosen to address the coronavirus pandemic,
Welcome to 2021! I’ve always believed it’s just human nature to welcome the new – it is, after all, a fresh start, limited only by the imagination’s boundaries. Perhaps for that reason, I found myself
Somehow, Thanksgiving felt slightly transgressive this year amid pervasive gloom – and not just for those who defied repeated injunctions from “authorities” and gathered with family and friends anyway. Given everything that’s happened in 2020,
We all know the saying, “Be careful what you wish for – you just might get it.” It’s a warning of which Connecticut’s wisest Democrats are no doubt aware. With nearly insurmountable legislative majorities, coupled
Almost every single one of us is a leader somewhere -- from presidents or governors (who lead on the national and state stages) to leaders of businesses large and small, to the moms and dads