So soon! Another year, another time to announce my Brutus Awards for 2017. Every year seems to go by faster, and this year was no exception.

As longtime readers know, I instituted the Positive Feedback Brutus Awards way back in the mists of time…yonder in 2003. And every year, for the new readers who have joined us, I review the parameters of the Brutus Awards, so that everyone knows what they mean, and what guidelines direct Dave Clark and my choices.

As I said in 2016:  “At the end of each year, my unindicted co-conspirator Dave Clark and I give our Positive Feedback awards. These are our annual “best stuff we heard this year” plaudits. No padding, crap, junk food, or meaningless drivel here: Just the righteous word!