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Build Back Better — wasting trillions

As Democrats regroup to try to pass their $2 trillion Build Back Better Act, pressure grows for shining the light of fiscal responsibility on all this. Given President Joe Biden’s crashing approval ratings, there is some hint that the American people smell a rat. One sign of the smell of ...

Kyle Rittenhouse, both right and righteous

In judging the actions of Kyle Rittenhouse, set aside for the moment Wisconsin law under which he is being tried, and consider the natural law, the moral law, the higher law written on the human heart. In terms of values demonstrated and the deeds done that night that Rittenhouse shot the ...

Is aluminum foil safe?

Dear Dietitian, My step-daughter told me not to cook with aluminum foil, as it can cause health problems. Is this true? Is it safe to use plastic containers when heating food in the microwave oven? Thank you, Jesse Dear Jesse, We use aluminum in our everyday lives. Sources include ...

Under Biden, this Thanksgiving may break the bank

Over-cooking the turkey. Making sure there is enough food for each guest. In-laws overstaying their welcome. These are the typical concerns we think about during the Thanksgiving holiday. But this year, because of President Biden and Washington Democrats’ reckless policies, skyrocketing ...

Are we not entertained?

It’s like something out of middle school. Rep. Paul Gosar posts video of an asinine anime that depicts him violently murdering Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Facing censure in the House, he is defended by Rep. Lauren Boebert, who in the process slags Rep. Ilhan Omar as a member of something ...

32 years clean and sober

I’ve been clean and sober for longer than I drank. It just dawned on me the other day. I figure I drank for a good (bad) 25 years. So, 32 years sober puts me well into the category of living a sober life, rather than drunk. For anyone out there considering life without alcohol and drugs I ...