Liberals can’t demand tolerance and then be intolerant

In pushing society away from the sense that sexuality is binary, LGBT activists are using a long list of relatively new and unfamiliar terms: Gender n...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Centrist high court has been with us a long time

With the swearing-in Monday of Justice Neil Gorsuch, the U.S. Supreme Court’s configuration shifts to a 4-4 balance with a single centrist justi...

April 11th, 2017 |  


On Syria, Congress needs to step up

Even as the smoke clears from last week’s U.S. missile strike on a Syrian air base, the future is shrouded in fog. It’s not clear what Pre...

April 11th, 2017 |  


United took worst route in overbooked flight incident

United Airlines sure had a twisted way of showing customer appreciation during a Sunday flight out of Chicago’sO’Hare International Airpor...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Sleep treatment of obesity

Sleep treatment of obesity

Wouldn’t be nice if we didn’t have to sleep 8 hours, or 10 hours in my case. We might be able to get half the things done that we have to ...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Pride in the county

Pride in the county

I am not a subscriber, but my neighbor and I share your newspaper. Normally, I just scan through and look for sales adds, upcoming events in the commu...

April 10th, 2017 |  


A restaurant became my front porch

A restaurant became my front porch

From the river rushing past to children chattering, the view from my booth at the restaurant reminds me of a front porch I once owned. There wasn̵...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Trump seems to grasp need to display toughness

President Trump did the right thing, the necessary thing, in striking Syria’sShayrat Air Base in response to the Assad regime’s gruesome g...

April 10th, 2017 |  


No, Congress doesn’t need to first declare war

So now President Donald Trump is a war leader. His decision to launch 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles across an international border is an act of war. And...

April 9th, 2017 |  


‘They’ is here, so get used to it

Maybe it’s because it’s a four-letter word. All I know is that, for a pronoun, the word “they” can sure tick a lot of people o...

April 9th, 2017 |