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It's About Time

“THESE are the times that try men’s souls.” You probably don’t remember the name of the author of that mythic first line (Thomas Paine) or the time period (1776) or the context (see Revolutionary War, “The Crisis”) but those eight words keep popping into my mind. And what would Mr. Paine think of what’s going on in this America that he championed and wrote about so passionately? And what was on his iPod?

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