Their view: Defunding Planned Parenthood not the answer

Their view: Defunding Planned Parenthood not the answer

Congressional Republicans, President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are united in support of “defunding” Planned Parenthood. I...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Their view: Evidence is for weak leaders

Their view: Evidence is for weak leaders

OK, some of you losers out there are having trouble keeping up with the way the Trump administration communicates, so let me bring you up to speed.Let...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Editorial: Scourge of drugs stealing life from the young and old

Editorial: Scourge of drugs stealing life from the young and old

We’re sliding backward.Average life expectancy rise in the U.S. is falling. The most recent statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Their view: Women’s March is hardly inclusive

Their view: Women’s March is hardly inclusive

Call it the “People With Uteruses Who Hate Donald Trump March.” Or the “Birth Control, Not Self Control March.” Or the “...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Obama just won’t go away

Obama just won’t go away

Donald Trump will give his closely watched inaugural address this week. It will be a great one. Trust him. Fantastic, even. Possibly beyond belief. Be...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Why we should ‘normalize’ Trump

Why we should ‘normalize’ Trump

President-elect Donald Trump is being normalized before our eyes. On Monday, Dec. 19, the Electoral College cast its votes in the customary way; despi...

December 26th, 2016 |  


Even Elvis paid his taxes

Even Elvis paid his taxes

WASHINGTON — Everyone hates paying taxes, especially those of the income variety.The late Sen. Russell Long of Louisiana, who for 15 years serve...

October 5th, 2016 |  


Gene Wilder won’t be forgotten in death

Gene Wilder won’t be forgotten in death

Gene Wilder died Monday.To say that news put a damper on my day is a gross understatement. Wilder was one of the best, one of my favorites.A great com...

August 30th, 2016 |  


Seven, Eight … Nine Brothers in World War II

Back during Memorial Day 2014, I wrote a piece on five brothers who served in World War II. I was impressed by the Bailey boys, from my neck of the wo...

May 31st, 2016 |  


Effects of Walmart closure are deep

Effects of Walmart closure are deep

Over the last two weeks, 154 Walmart stores have been closing all across the United States, affecting an estimated 10,000 employees. One of these stor...

February 8th, 2016 |