Our Friend and Colleague, Ken Robinson

We note with great sadness the sudden passing of our friend and colleague, Ken Robinson. We will miss him dearly. Ken was a distinguished professional, an accomplished musician, loving father and the world’s most doting grandfather. He will always be in our hearts. As arrangements are made we’ll pass them along.


July 7, 2018: Best 60ish Seconds of Your Week

SCOTUS (Supreme Court of the United States) is the focus of this week's "Best 60ish Seconds" as anticipation builds for who President Trump will nominate following Justice Kennedy's retirement announcement.

Charlie examines how the confirmation process has evolved, and become increasingly contentious, looking back to confirmations such as Byron "Whizzer" White, Arthur Goldberg, Abe Fortas and others over the past 50 years.

Charlie also has another book for your summer reading list: "Better to Best: How to Speak for Extraordinary Results... Every Time!"


March 24, 2018: Best 60ish Seconds of Your Week

Spring arrived this week, and with it came another northeast snowstorm, new tariffs proposed by President Trump, and apparent finality to Pennsylvania's congressional map.

"Tariffs are a tax, they simply don't work, and a trade war is not something we ought to be ginning up at this stage of economic recovery," says Charlie.

Additionally, while the lines of Pennsylvania congressional district map are now settled, Charlie discusses the confusion over who lives in which districts and the resulting spotlight on Pennsylvania as the midterm elections near.

Go Cats!


April 7, 2018: Best 60ish Seconds of Your Week

This week Charlie recounts being with the Villanova family in San Antonio to cheer on the Wildcats as they won their second national championship in three years.

On the policy front, Charlie asks what National Guard troops will do along the southern border once they're actually there. He points out that prior administration's sending troops to the Mexican border resulted in inordinate costs.

Charlie also comments on Facebook, "How should it be regulated? Should it be regulated as media, something else? Those questions will start to sort themselves out."

Tariffs are also addressed, as well as Masters magic as Gary Nicklaus notches his first ace during Wednesday's par 3 tournament.


March 17, 2018: Best 60ish Seconds of Your Week

This week Charlie discusses the "March Madness" over the millions spent on the special election between Conor Lamb and Rick Saccone for PA's 18th Congressional District. Hear Charlie's takeaways on the race; as well as news from Washington that Mike Pompeo will be the next Secretary of State and Larry Kudlow will be the next head of the White House National Economic Council.