well-deserving

08/24/16 09:03

Every time I see Trump I ask myself: Where is that man – I think he’s Belgian – who specializes in throwing pies in famous faces?

By Thomas Swick • Category: Americans

Growing up in the '60s, I wondered if my confusion was because of my age or the times I was living through. Now I wonder the same about my pessimism.

By Thomas Swick • Category: Americans

the end

08/22/16 09:05

Nothing like school starting the day after the closing ceremony of the Olympics to signal that the fun and games are over.

By Thomas Swick • Category: Americans

Interesting that Trump regrets some of the things he's said just as the athletes from the country that "never wins anything anymore" reach 100 medals.

By Thomas Swick • Category: Americans

movies I'd see

08/18/16 09:49

Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, back home in the States, embarks on a new career as a travel writer.

By Thomas Swick • Category: Americans

all Americans

08/17/16 08:25

There's Aly Raisman, who continually hugs the teammate who bests her, there's Abbey D'Agostino, who stops to help the fallen runner who tripped her, and there's Hope Solo, who calls the Swedes who beat her (the game ended on penalty kicks) "cowards."

By Thomas Swick • Category: Americans