Thursday, December 13, 2018

Angelkeep and animal cruelty

Last week’s story of a Christmastime spirited release of fowl birds from the tops of downtown Bluffton businesses would certainly have been considered animal...

Don’t just laugh at Trump’s fecklessness

The democratic world is burning, and we have a president obsessed with a purely symbolic, trivial, and politically manipulative fight over a wall —...

Good grief! Critics miss Christmas specials’ points

Good grief! With everything in everyday American life politicized, count on someone, somewhere, being offended by something, anything — even classic Christmas TV specials. A recent...

Why did our local officers grow beards? There’s a good reason

You might be startled to see local law enforcement officers with a lot of facial hair lately. Or, in some cases, you might be...

Movie tells the ignored story of ‘America’s biggest serial killer’

A word can be worth a thousand pictures. In the movie “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer,” the mild word “snip” describes...

‘Tis the season for Christmas movies

It seemed as if the line in which I was standing to pay for some Christmas gifts was moving about as fast as a...

What’s on students’ minds?

Kristen Ross gave her U.S. Government class at Norwell High School an assignment for the semester: Identify an issue that is impacting people on...

The Legislature: It’s time to waste time debating time

“Does anybody really know       what time it is, “Does anybody really care?” --Robert William Lamm,  from the “Chicago Transit Authority” album, 1969 From past experience, we can...

Bush 41’s point of contrast and light

History fascinates me because it is often a juxtaposition of irony. Man claims to build an unsinkable ship and the Titanic cascades to the...

Deserving the leaders we choose

There is not much to say about President George H.W. Bush that has not already been said in the days celebrating the late man’s...