Saturday, January 20, 2018

In Oregon, progressivism spills over at the pump

Frank Lloyd Wright purportedly said, “Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in Los Angeles.” Today, however, Oregon is...

The Hoosier sanctuary of civility

In the era of brash intolerance, when a presidential candidate says he could shoot someone on Fifth Avenue and not lose a vote, could...

Frigid winter SAD for anti-Trumpers

Boy, it’s cold across America. It’s so cold, politicians are picking their own pockets, people are flocking inside the U.S. Capitol just for the hot...

Getting used to the new normal: Being ignored

I suppose I may as well get used to it. We Baby Boomers have been the target of marketers, the media and programmers all our...

Yes, take Oprah seriously

If Hillary Clinton could deliver a political speech half as effectively as Oprah Winfrey, she might be president today. The actress, media mogul and erstwhile...

Trump accidentally discovers a truth

There is a reason bipartisan government is so hard these days. It’s not because “both parties” are intransigent or because “both parties” have moved...

Oregon says ‘yes’ to self-serve gas and people panic

Since 1951 it has been a law in Oregon that people who own gas stations must always have an attendant on duty to pump...

How merit-based college admissions became so unfair

During World War I, chemist James Conant was deeply involved in research on what was considered the worst imaginable weapon: poison gas. During World...

Common Grackle invasion

Nearly every square foot of Angelkeep terrain held from two to five birds. Angelpond’s rim held wing-to-wing birds. It was a sight to behold, unless...

Like a child

I’m almost beginning to feel sorry for him. Donald Trump, that is. Having previously posited that it’s wrong to make fun of the mentally deficient, I’m...