Trump’s inauguration and ugly American rancor

By the time you read this column the Inauguration may be over. Like it not Donald Trump is your President. Even if you claim he is not your President ...

January 20th, 2017 |  


A peace agenda for the new administration

The looming advent of the Trump administration in Washington threatens to worsen an already deeply troubling international situation. Bitter wars are ...

January 18th, 2017 |  


It’s inauguration week in America

It’s inauguration week in America

Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America Friday, January 20, God willing. Democrats and likeminded media...

January 16th, 2017 |  


“Where do we go from here?”

That question was a touchstone for The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the last year of his life. He preached on it. He delivered speeches on ...

January 16th, 2017 |  


New boss(es), same as the old boss(es)

New boss(es), same as the old boss(es)

Donald Trump ran for president in part on a promise to “drain the swamp” that is Washington, DC. He positioned himself as a political outs...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Guns in America and shooting back

I’m an advocate of the right to bear arms. I own several nice pistols and a shotgun. I wouldn’t mind adding a couple of more to my collect...

January 13th, 2017 |  


Term limits are a painkiller, not cure

Term limits are a painkiller, not cure

U.S. president-elect Donald Trump called for congressional term limits during his campaign. He’s not yet been sworn in, but Congress is already ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Examining careers and corruption

Examining careers and corruption

Eight years ago this week Senate committees began confirmation hearings for cabinet members President-elect Obama had nominated. Democrats controlled ...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Federal regulator halts move to toughen radiation exposure limits

Work has been halted on two rulemaking projects that would have reduced the amount of radiation the government permits workers and the public to be ex...

January 9th, 2017 |  


Examining careers and corruption

Examining careers and corruption

Eight years ago this week Senate committees began confirmation hearings for cabinet members President-elect Obama had nominated. Democrats controlled ...

January 9th, 2017 |