Roseanne’s lunacy is nothing new

Valerie Jarrett, the former Obama aide targeted by Roseanne Barr, says the comedienne’s train wreck should be a “teaching moment.” And so it should...

Cheap Hawaiian vacations coming soon

Now is certainly not the time to make light of a serious situation. However, I would be amiss for not mentioning that it seems...

Thank Republicans for your Right to Try

Imagine the horror of learning you have a terminal illness for which science has not yet come up with a treatment. Now imagine receiving...

Wren nesting honored for Decoration Day

It is just wrong. Decoration Day was to be yesterday. Instead, Memorial Day occurred on Monday, not a specific date set aside, but a...

A grateful sister says ‘Thanks’

I want to thank Alan Daugherty and Mark Miller for their time, effort and remarkable perception in the Memorial Day articles in the March...

The opposite of war isn’t peace; it’s trade

Over this past weekend most of us found occasion to pause and honor those who died in America’s conflicts. Pastors and politicians spoke of...

How McConnell is winning the game

Franklin Roosevelt, afflicted by the disease at age 39, died in April 1945 at the polio recuperation facility he had created in Warm Springs,...

Todd Young among those failing ‘the Penny Test’

You’ve likely run into this little riddle before: Would you rather have $1 million or an amount that results from starting with a penny...

The commencement speech you’ll never hear

My youngest son’s college graduation ceremony was scheduled to be held outdoors. The invitation specified that it would be moved inside to the gym...

I’ll take a paper straw with my glass of water

When I sat down outside of the food truck — a vintage Airstream trailer — to begin drinking the pink panther fruit smoothie I...