Infrastructure spending won’t transform America

“Mason City. To get there you follow Highway 58, going northeast out of the city, and it is a good highway and new.” — Robert...

How many people live in my house?

I walked into the foyer today and noticed something odd: there were eight pair of shoes scattered around the floor. Without thinking I picked...

Stop the killing

Guns don’t kill people; people do. We’ve heard it time and again, usually after some horrific shooting like the one that occurred in a...

Woodpecker architectural engineering

The drumming sound of a woodpecker reverberates across Angelkeep on a regular basis. Woodpeckers peck out a living, or lunch, year-round. It’s one of the...

Senators raise serious questions that should trouble all Americans

After House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., sent his memo laying out potential abuses of the FISA process by the FBI to the...

Remember the U.S.A.

What’s wrong with America. Remember our beloved land, Remember our beloved Constitution, Remember our beloved Bill of Rights, And less we forget, remember our soldiers and...

What’s going on in the West Wing?

Something is rotten in the West Wing, and the man brought in to provide order and decorum is now part of the problem. Like...

The agony of the moderate left

It’s not easy being on the moderate left these days. Politicians and activists committed to defending both liberal democracy and a practical, socially generous...

We need to relearn the art of romance

I still have no idea why Laura Lindsey liked me, but she did. It happened during my sixth-grade year in the spring of 1974, when...

The road to Indianapolis

For the past five years, the first full week of February has meant starting a three-month routine that will end with a trip to...