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Defeating Trump won’t erase the forces that made him possible

March 15, 2016 We should probably start thinking about what we’re going to do after Trump. more »»

Media malpractice 2016

March 15, 2016 One of the greatest challenges a human being can face is to find a “political strategist” on any cable news network who has actually worked for well-known politicians within the last four years — or... more »»

Prescription eyeglasses at bargain prices

March 15, 2016 Call me old; call me socially rigid. I’m not sure why, but I freaked out when I heard that banks and credit unions now allow account holders to deposit checks via smartphone and a simple snap. more »»

The Sea Island conspiracy

March 14, 2016 Over the long weekend before the Mississippi and Michigan primaries, the sky above Sea Island was black with corporate jets. more »»

A political year desperate for humor

March 14, 2016 Boy, do I miss Ronald Reagan’s robust sense of self-confidence, which enabled him to use self-deprecating humor to confound his political adversaries. more »»

The slaughter of the spring peeps, part 3

March 13, 2016 There is no greater regret I have as a writer than my failure to utilize these column inches to slow the brutalization of the American gastroscape at the hands of the Peep. more »»

The Tooth Fairy Cometh ... maybe

March 13, 2016 About the age of five or six, your child’s teeth decide they’re tired of behaving and begin acting out, a pattern that your child as a human person will likely follow. more »»

Crude spurts higher

March 12, 2016 Oil gushed to $39 per barrel on Friday morning, the highest price in over three months. Prices gained after the International Energy Agency suggested that “black gold” may have bottomed out. more »»

Desperate tactics

March 12, 2016 It is desperation time for the Republican party establishment. more »»

The biggest losers on Tuesday were the pollsters

March 12, 2016 When the dust settled after Tuesday’s Democratic primaries, Hillary Clinton expanded her commanding lead over Bernie Sanders by 18 delegates. more »»

Spurring community and economic growth

March 12, 2016 A bipartisan agreement will help Iowans filing taxes this year. The decision will “couple” Iowa’s tax code with recent federal tax changes for 2015. more »»

Restoring wooden bowls

March 11, 2016 Dear Heloise: I have a set of WOODEN BOWLS that are dried out, and I remember my mother using kitchen oil or something. Help. — Jean R. more »»

Then along came Nancy

March 11, 2016 WASHINGTON — They were just four words, but they denoted something that led to a wonderful swerve in world history. more »»

Primary frontrunners verge on sealing the nominations

March 11, 2016 WASHINGTON — Bernie Sanders’s surprising upset of Hillary Clinton in the Michigan Democratic primary has put her long-anticipated coronation on hold for at least a few more weeks. more »»

Don’t forget to have fun with your kids

March 10, 2016 Q: Our family schedule is pretty crazy, and it seems like we’re all just getting busier. more »»

ISIS and Christian genocide

March 10, 2016 It’s part a lack of resources overseas and part simple disinterest at home, but the American news media seemingly are out of the business of covering international news. more »»

End of nostalgia for Reagan?

March 10, 2016 If there's anything we thought we knew about the GOP, it is that it is the party of Reaga. more »»

Texas abortion law meets Bill Clinton’s standards

March 10, 2016 The Supreme Court heard arguments last week in the Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt case, where the constitutionality of HB 2, the Texas omnibus abortion law that Gov. more »»

Project Lead the Way sparks interest in STEM careers

March 9, 2016 There is a lot of talk these days about STEM — Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. You may get the sense that this is something new, but we have always had a STEM curriculum in our schools. more »»

Will a Republican majority rally to defeat Trump?

March 9, 2016 The Republican race for president last week converged, suddenly and briefly, in Detroit. more »»

 
 
 

 

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