Linda Hammerschmid

My Pendulum Theory

Ask the Hammer Always, for the last column of the year, it is a struggle to pick one topic. On the one hand it is the Holiday Season, so the column should inspire joy, warm thoughts, generosity, family, pl...
Linda Hammerschmid

Why Sometimes Winning is Losing

As we now know in 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5 to 4 decision, pronounced that all “gay” couples in the U.S. have obtained the right to be equal under the law to marry, thereby enshrining the same spousa...
Linda Hammerschmid

How low can scammers go?

“Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto” Never do I cease to be amazed by the sheer audacity of the human race in its creativity for frauding the gullible public. Laughing sadly, I read those snippets in ...
Linda Hammerschmid

These are not accidents

In an era of terrorist attacks, school and town shootings and cyber intimidation, I have to wonder at the wisdom, not to mention the squandering of resources, when I read that a father in North Carolina, drivin...