Must have been something I said

Snuggled beneath our warm, electric blanket I fondly remember the day I first mentioned we needed one. “The bed is really cold when we get...

High court not yet an Armageddon

Antonin Scalia’s death has made many conservatives fearful of what would happen if a Democratic president were to appoint the next justice to take...

Old newspapers provide a window into a different era

On Saturday afternoon, I paid $5 for a newspaper that was nine days old. On Saturday evening, I spent a couple of hours looking...

The Interurban saga is nearing an end

Driving on North Main Street, you might think the Interurban Trail is complete and open. Actually, it is not complete nor is it technically...

Clinton’s room to grow

The year’s political cliche is that Americans will be choosing this fall between two of the most unpopular presidential candidates in our republic’s history....

A resigning Republican

An open letter to Wells County Republicans: With my election as a Precinct Committeeman to Nottingham Township, it was my sincere hope to help influence...

Let’s face it sooner, not later

NEW YORK  — Let’s not mumble or whisper about the central issue facing our country: What is this democratic nation to do when the...

What government can’t do

Let’s call this the most unsurprising headline of the year so far: “Marriage Increases the Odds of Surviving Cancer, Studies Find.” Next thing you...

Just another ‘Manic Thursday’

You are reading this column on Friday, but I am writing it on Thursday. There are advantages to this type of situation, mostly related...

The Nobel prize winner had it mostly right

The more things change, the more they stay the same. Some French guy is supposed to have said that. Stevie Nicks sang “Nothing Ever...