What’s on the back of your car?

Bumper stickers are a puzzle. Never been a big fan.I understand free speech and people wanting to make a statement, but personally, it would...

The ‘Oh, never mind’ president

In his first annual message to Congress, John Quincy Adams, among the most experienced and intellectually formidable presidents, warned leaders against giving the impression...

Flying the unfriendly skies

I’m old enough to remember when traveling by plane did not require protective headgear.In an effort to prove it is the worst corporate entity...

With North Korea, we do have cards to play

The crisis with North Korea may appear trumped up. It’s not.Given that Pyongyang has had nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles for more than a...

Angelkeep clingers and climbers

Earth Day arrives in two days, Saturday, a reminder to some to evaluate, as does Angelkeep, the good, the bad, the ugly, and what’s...

No, Trump is not a neocon

With U.S. missiles flying in Syria, the “mother of all bombs” exploding in Afghanistan, and an aircraft carrier strike group heading toward North Korea,...

Why the Founding Fathers created the Electoral College

On the first Tuesday following the first Monday of a November every four years, most Americans enter the voting booth thinking they are about...

When Jared wins

Can someone reacquaint President Donald Trump with Steve Bannon, his ideologist whom the president now professes barely to know? Trump’s jaw-dropping public distancing from Bannon...

April showers bring … taxing quotations

April is the most miserable month of the year — because that’s when I must make a massive “contribution” to the federal government. It consoles...

Three days at the most beautiful place in the U.S.

“It’s just like being on the Stairmaster for 45 minutes, but you have an incredible view,” I had told my sister Leslee a few...