Saturday, September 22, 2018

Numbers you can believe — or not

Yeah, yeah, yeah. A lot of people love this week. That’s fine. I can also tell you that, having mysteriously obtained a reputation for not...

The Supreme Court confirmation process has become a maelstrom of insincerities

The current era of scorched-earth politics began five years after there was, according to Christine Blasey Ford, in 1982, an alcohol-soaked party in a...

Why the haste with Kavanaugh?

For those insisting that Republican senators take Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh seriously, one aspect of the conversation is particularly infuriating:...

Ten years ago at the Bluffton Street Fair

Hard to believe but it’s been 10 years since the first time I attended the (amazing, incredible, wonderful and definitely All-American) Bluffton Street Fair. During...

Chaos or not, Trump is racking up a record of foreign...

In his new book “Fear,” Bob Woodward recounts that in April 2017, after President Trump saw images of dead Syrian children with their mouths...

Father and son green heron fishing

Actually, the headline for this week’s Angelkeep column is false news. Truth in reporting includes the fact that gender of the pair of green...

Brett Kavanaugh’s Kafkaesque nightmare

If Franz Kafka had written about confirmation hearings, he couldn’t have come up with a better scenario than the one now unfolding in the...

A hesitant chamber’s ‘neutrality’ sends a message

It has been several weeks now, and I still can’t fathom the Indiana Chamber of Commerce’s decision to endorse Democratic incumbent Joe Donnelly in...

Oct. 3 — an evening to mark on your calendars

Next month, Wells County residents will have an opportunity to hear from a nationally recognized author who will likely draw a crowd from neighboring...

Kavanaugh in the #MeToo era

In the wake of the revelation of Christine Blasey Ford’s identity, some have suggested that her allegation against Brett Kavanaugh will be handled more...