A case study in school performance and enrollment

A few months ago, my local paper ran a story on a local school corporation that is struggling with enrollment and budgets. This is...

Trump babbles in the face of tragedy

One of the difficult but primary duties of the modern presidency is to speak for the nation in times of tragedy. A space shuttle...

Provoking his own crisis

Donald Trump assured us during his campaign, “I know words. I have the best words.” But are “fire and fury” and “locked and loaded”...

A history of Sunday and what it has to do with...

In his new book, “A Brief History of Sunday,” Justo Gonzalez explains how we arrived at our sense of Sunday and “the Sabbath.” It...

Epic brinksmanship: ‘fire and fury’

On Aug. 6, 1945, President Harry S Truman, a mostly unknown political figure, commander in chief for just less than five months, and widely...

Why talk to Richard Lugar? He has a lot of knowledge.

Think along with me. • Congress is dysfunctional. We have issues that require people to work together and too many elected representatives are choosing partisanship...

Maybe Kaepernick could protect us from the aliens

So much in the news of late, and so little space to chew on it. — Did you see the news item that the Pakistan...

Well-founded opinions

Former Sen. Richard Lugar’s experience informs his expertise on current matters ...

The gang that couldn’t threaten straight

It was inevitable. Eventually, President Donald Trump would treat a foreign adversary as harshly as Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski. North Korean dictator Kim Jong...

Quick! Grab the vinegar! Send it to Kim

Seems to me there is no problem vinegar cannot solve. If your coffee maker is consistently brewing mud instead of java, consider soaking it in...