Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Using the city’s trails may add a few years to your...

It was a pleasant surprise to see work under way on the Interurban Trail at the railroad crossing Monday afternoon as I drove south...

No one owns science

Science joined the #resistance over the weekend, or so the organizers of the March for Science would have us believe. Thousands of demonstrators marched in...

School quality drives enrollment, economic growth

The simple hypothesis that families choose their locations based upon the mix of public services, amenities and taxation has enjoyed more than 60 years...

Fox’s sex appeal problem

Bill O’Reilly’s downfall has led to plenty of schadenfreude in the media, but I’m not sure the right lessons will be learned out of...

So who married up? And who gets to decide that?

You can go onto The Font of All Wisdom, also known as the Internet, and find all manner of opinion masquerading as information. For instance:...

Competitive congressional districts becoming extinct

Where have you gone Jim Jontz, Jill Long, Frank McCloskey, John Brademas, John Hiler, Baron Hill, Mike Sodrel, John Hostettler, and Chris Chocola? These...

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...