Small gestures key to honoring their sacrifice

“Parades, mattress sales and burgers on the grill are all nice, but I feel we should do more to honor those who made the...

When beating up the press gets physical

By the time this column appears, the voters of Montana will have decided the fate of GOP candidate Greg Gianforte in his quest to...

JFK, 100 years on

We cannot imagine John F. Kennedy on his 100th birthday. For all of us, he will always be a man in his 40s, exuding...

Summer vacation plan: Escape everything

Every summer I am fortunate enough to take my daughters away for a couple weeks. We visit family in Florida, spend days on the...

Where Middle East peace starts

The quixotic American pursuit of Middle East peace is a perennial. It invariably fails, yet every administration feels compelled to give it a try....

EMP preparedness at Angelkeep

Memorial Day, being just around the weekend corner, typically provides time to lounge in patio leisure, anxiety-free, frequently with a good book, not unlike...

Hard truths on school funding in Indiana

School funding is a critically important issue; K-12 education absorbs about half of all the tax dollars spent in Indiana. Surprisingly, it seems that...

A portentous election in the Peach State

ATLANTA — By the time Georgia’s 6th District votes in the June 20 special congressional election, $40 million — perhaps more than $130 per...

The role of the legislative branch

“Ambition must be made to counteract ambition,” said James Madison in Federalist No. 51, warning a young America that checks and balances are necessary...

Can the pope save Trump?

If anyone ever needed a conversion experience — and fast — it is President Trump. The issue here is not switching religions. What he...