As a journalist, and radio show host, I've reported from 35 states and four continents.  During three decades at ABC News, I covered wars, Presidential campaigns and financial markets.  This blog is my uncensored view of how I see the world.  I'm a positive guy looking for practical solutions. I distrust the easy slogans from both the left and the right.  Down with dogma!  My new weekly podcast is How Do We Fix It?  These half-hour shows are repair manuals for the real world. Check us out at