Heirs care about how their parents are remembered, although they have very different ways of showing it. The daughters of President Lyndon B. Johnson, for example, are trying busily to spruce up their father's record of a half-century ago.
It's official. In the wild freewheeling world of Internet, such creatures are called "trolls." In the garden of Internet delights, trolls are big ugly weeds.
As the usual suspects in Congress argue over whether to extend unemployment benefits, which ran out at the end of last year for more than a million jobless workers, I am feeling Germany envy.
As a long-time fan of Philip Seymour Hoffman's work, I view the widespread reactions of grief over his death with a mixture of appreciation and dread.
One of the best features in President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act is the freedom that it offers workers from "job lock," a job they can't leave for fear of losing their affordable health insurance coverage.
I was not surprised to hear that the United Steelworkers were helping athletes at Northwestern University to file a petition to form a union.