Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Can Pence head to the moderate center?

Vice President Mike Pence journeyed back home to Indiana Sept. 22 to make his pitch for President Trump’s emerging tax reform plan. “The good...

The government’s twist on morality

Acey deucy is a simple card game in which everybody antes, then each player takes a turn betting whether the next card will fall...

Dialing up President Reagan on the Way Back Machine

INDIANAPOLIS - Step aboard Howey’s Way Back Machine to 1985 and 1986 when it was morning in America and President Ronald Reagan wielded moral...

Give Trump credit where it’s due

Republicans have tried, on and off, to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil drilling since the 1980s. The effort has always engendered...

Should Congress cut up Uncle Sam’s credit card?

Imagine that each month, you spend $2,000 more than you earn and charge the difference to your credit card. You make interest payments but...

Call me crazy, but I’ll pass on the lazy river

It seems as if my old college roommate and I find something new to marvel at each time we return to our alma mater. “Can...

Enjoy your new seat, Gerald

Norwell High School football was truly blessed with the presence of six gentlemen in the 1980s and ‘90s: Gary Scott, Jim Cobble, Bob Gilbert,...

Don’t blame it on the guns!

We were in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, when the latest school shooting occurred in Florida. Seventeen dead, 15 wounded. Terrible. It never occurred to me...

Sending troops to the border is harmful

They are women and children, workers in straw hats, a few elderly, carrying their scant belongings in knapsacks, walking hundreds of miles north through...

Welcome insight into a ‘broken system’

The answer was “yes.” I had been hoping — perhaps wishing is a better word — to have an opportunity to have a chat with Congressman...