Cotuit's Stew Goodwin is a colleague of mine at the Academy for Lifelong Learning. He is also a skilled editorialist who pens a regular column for The Barnstable Patriot. A moderate Progressive, Stew's op-eds are invariably models of common sense. To wit: this week's column, "The Good Old Days", takes a conservative premise, "This country will not endure more extensive government-sponsored social welfare networks, " and proceeds to elaborate on that contention so convincingly that even those well to Stew's left -- unless ideologically ossified -- will find it persuasive.
Read it at: http://www.barnstablepatriot.com/home2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=21062&Itemid=112