Saturday, January 20, 2018

Attacking opioid epidemic a complex task

Some are pregnant women. Others are graying Baby Boomers. Many are twenty- and thirty-somethings. Tim Kelly sees all kinds of people in his job. He’s...

Jim’s legacy of hard work, service still inspiring

I sometimes get asked by our readers and by my family members what the secret is each week to coming up with a topic...

Gauging Trump’s grip on the presidency

How is President Donald Trump doing at this early point? While his national approval has consistently hovered between 35 and 42 percent, Trump’s base is...

Not so common, Merganser

There is nothing like a new variety of duck visiting Angelpond to turn a too cold, too dreary, too un-spring-like day into a delightful...

Is Ken looking good? No, but somebody thinks so

Ken has a man-bun. This is not big news across the board, perhaps, but it illustrates a certain worldview to me and my only reaction...

The wild blue yonder ain’t what it used to be

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The aircraft arrayed around the spacious lawn of Maxwell Air Force Base, home of the Air University, mostly represent long-retired types....

Donnelly starts reelection bid with key advantages

On the day U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly kicked off his reelection bid, the highly respected Cook Political Report moved the Indiana Senate race from...

Unsatisfied with facts, Seattle’s city council turns to interpretations

SEATTLE — In this city, which is a petri dish of progressivism, a prevailing theory is that when you raise the price of something,...

The radiating mischief of protectionism

What a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive ourselves into believing that corporate welfare can be seemly. Consider the caper,...

Yes, I am thankful for …

When White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders asked the press corps Monday to preface their daily briefing questions with a statement of thankfulness,...