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System must become more presidential

April 7, 2016 Occasionally I am asked if I ever considered running for political office. My response: “I did once, but I took two aspirin, lay down for a while and the feeling went away. more »»

Trump learns how difficult thinking is

April 6, 2016 WASHINGTON — Donald Trump is learning how hard it is to pretend to be something he’s not. more »»

Networks follow lead of National Enquirer

April 3, 2016 The National Enquirer’s name in journalism is synonymous with factually unsupported drivel of the lowest kin. more »»

Over here: Competence amid repulsive politics

April 3, 2016 Belgians planning to “march against fear” last Sunday were told to stay home out of fear for more violence. Americans in Europe, meanwhile, are being advised to “exercise vigilance. more »»

Campus lunacy reigns

March 30, 2016 The American Council of Trustees and Alumni publishes occasional reports on what college students know. more »»

Trump can’t be a serious option

March 30, 2016 I first became aware of Donald Trump when he chose to make cheating on his first wife front-page news. It was the early 1990s. Donald and Ivana Trump broke up over the course of months. more »»

Trooper’s pension was $62K per year

March 28, 2016 The Associated Press brought out some interesting as well as puzzling information concerning the Fort Littleton toll plaza killings. more »»

Has to be a better way to pay

March 28, 2016 Late last year, while playing tennis, I reached up to serve and felt a painful pop in my shoulder. The inflammation got worse over the next few month. more »»

Trump’s (mostly) good news

March 28, 2016 Steve Berman, a 59-year-old screenwriter who voted for Barack Obama in both 2008 and 2012 but enthusiastically backed Donald Trump in the March 15 Missouri presidential primary, is exactly the kind... more »»

Putting Rubio in perspective

March 25, 2016 MIAMI — One of Marco Rubio’s informal circle of advisers was nervously looking at his iPhone at Rubio’s “Florida primary night celebration” at Florida International University last week. more »»

Easter is time to renew our hearts

March 25, 2016 It is both a sad but important time for the Catholic faith. The faithful have been rudely awakened to a horror that has besieged both sanctuary and home. more »»

Continuing angst over trade deficit

March 23, 2016 Let’s look at the political angst over trade deficits. A trade deficit is when people in one country buy more from another country than the other country’s people buy from them. more »»

Fat lady hasn’t yet sung her nominations

March 23, 2016 The old saying, “It’s not over until the fat lady sings,” is true for both the Democrats and the Republicans. more »»

A political year that’s desperate for some humor

March 18, 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 adversarie. more »»

Trump follows Wallace’s lead

March 18, 2016 George Wallace knew how to handle the hecklers who routinely disrupted his events. “These are the folks,” he declared at a rally in 1968, “that people like us are sick and tired of. more »»

Having second thoughts about voting for Wolf

March 17, 2016 I?have read the letters to the editor that are published, and it seems if the people writing them don’t know the facts, they make up their ow. more »»

Nancy Reagan epitomized class as first lady

March 17, 2016 Why does it take death to bring us together? Why not life? Watching Nancy Reagan’s funeral on television, the front-row tableau was a picture of unity, in form, if not in substance. There was Gov. more »»

Cleaning up world’s oceans, one bin at a time

March 16, 2016 Imagine jumping into a swimming pool and surfacing to find used plastic bags, fast food cups and food waste floating throughout. more »»

Conspiracy engulfing Sea Island

March 16, 2016 Over the long weekend before the Mississippi and Michigan primaries, the sky above Sea Island was black with corporate jets. more »»

Trump is Billy Mays of the GOP

March 14, 2016 The presidency has been occupied by lawyers, ex-generals, a former actor and even a peanut farmer, but never before by a pitchman. Donald Trump seeks to become the first. more »»

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