Peter Funt

News I Can’t Bear
06/17/2010
It’s becoming apparent that Americans are wasting too much time worrying about illegal immigrants when the far bigger danger turns out to be illegal bears. ... Read More
Tough Sell
06/14/2010
There’s nothing, absolutely nothing, that BP could say in an ad that would change my thinking about the oil business or prompt me to buy ... Read More
If I Ran a High School…
06/10/2010
As my two kids progressed through public high school I launched numerous dinner table discussions with the same six words. Now that it's graduation time, ... Read More
If I Ran a High School…
06/10/2010
As my two kids progressed through public high school I launched numerous dinner table discussions with the same six words. Now that it's graduation time, ... Read More
Info Addict
06/03/2010
When we think about addiction, we tend to focus on things like drugs, tobacco, alcohol, even sex. We don’t often worry about addiction to information. ... Read More
Up Front in America
05/24/2010
Every Saturday morning, just for fun and without spending a dime on gas, I take a trip to roughly 100 American cities and towns. I ... Read More
Gore’s New Gang
05/19/2010
When you place Al Gore in a room with several hundred high school and college students for an exchange about global warming, as I observed ... Read More
We Are the Wonks
05/17/2010
Outside Ohio, the question isn’t so much whether basketball superstar LeBron James will opt to stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers, but whether a shamelessly hokey ... Read More
A Closed Open
05/13/2010
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – The U.S. Open golf tournament will be played here next month with great fanfare. But looking at the onerous list of ... Read More
A Standup President
05/03/2010
Even in times of world peace, economic stability and oil-free coastlines, of which the present is not such a time, it’s uncomfortable to see a ... Read More