It was the wrong thing to do, but it was right...

America is the place where you can be wrong and generally go about your business. That thought came to my mind Sunday afternoon. My nephew...

Trite and freeze in the wake of the Battle of Las...

NASHVILLE, Ind. – In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre where 58 Americans were killed and about 550 people were injured, I surveyed...

A report on reporting, a few years later

Sometimes, it takes me a while to get around to it. It is coming up on the first anniversary of the evening I cleaned off...

Future robots: The end is nearer than you think

According to Japanese company Yukai Engineering, you don’t need a robot that will vacuum, wash the dishes or deliver a pizza to your door...

Trick or treat, smell my muskrat feet

Remember the jingle children sang in the 1950s about trick or treating? There is no consensus on where, or when, the tune and words...

Does everything have to be politicized to death?

News Flash: The NFL has been overrun with politics. The actual game is now secondary to players kneeling, raising fists or staying in the...

Johnny Carson > Jimmy Kimmel

Jimmy Kimmel deserves credit for frankness, if nothing else. In an interview over the weekend, the ABC late-night host said he doesn’t care about...

Many ways to help those affected by disasters, wildfires

Sixteen years have passed, but it doesn’t seem that long ago. I knew that I needed to live overseas to become proficient in Spanish, and...

Religious right: A tribe of sycophants

WASHINGTON — At the Family Research Council’s recent Values Voter Summit, the religious right effectively declared its conversion to Trumpism. The president was received as...

Why President Trump is sagging in the polls

NASHVILLE, Ind. - A national Quinnipiac Poll released this week puts President Trump’s approval/disapproval at 38/56 percent. Voters say 55-43 percent that he is...