The Other Fellow May Be Right: The Civility of Howard Baker

Bill's new book is a tribute to the late Senator Howard Baker, a great leader whose civility brought adversaries together to find solutions to our nation's problems. In the current political environment, civility is going the way of the dinosaur, as many of our leaders argue for the sake of argument and accuse for the sake of advantage. Consequently, public governance has become dysfunctional. 

But as Bill's book demonstrates, Senator Baker's civil life remains a model of what our leaders could accomplish by always reminding themselves that the other fellow may be right!

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Bill's Blog

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FAITH, HOPE AND WAFFLES

People choose to worship at a particular church for all sorts of reasons.  Some folks select a church because of the preacher.  Others like the choir.  For me, it all came down to waffles.  You read that right, Lenten-breath!  Waffles!

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THE BEAGLE REIGNS SUPREME!

I'm the proud owner of two Beagles, Atticus and Scout Haltom, who are obviously named after my two favorite characters from my all-time favorite novel, To Kill A Mockingbird.

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AND THAT'S THE WAY IT WAS

When I was a boy growing up in the 1960s, there was a man who came to my house during dinner time each night to tell my mother and father and me what was going on in the world.

His name was Walter Cronkite.

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Bill's Books

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Some Assembly Required: A Daddy's Christmas Book
Some Assembly Required: A Daddy's Christmas Book

Just in time for Christmas! Bill’s latest book is the perfect stocking stuffer for Dad! While batteries are not included, absolutely no assembly is required. And it will last longer than a fruitcake!

Bill will be signing books at Burke's Bookstore on Dec. 8th, so be sure to come out and meet the man behind the humor!

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Daddies: An Endangered Species
Daddies: An Endangered Species

Guild Bindery Press, 1996) –Bill’s tribute to a vanishing breed, old-fashioned dads, made the Oxford American’s Southern Bestsellers list. Although written in the last century, it still makes a great Father’s Day gift.

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