Brexit shows how direct democracy can be dangerous

“In my country the people can do as they like, although it often happens that they don’t like what they have done.” — Winston Churchill,...

I’ve got a name, you’ve got a name, everybody’s got a...

My son’s birthday was last week, and I texted him a happy birthday greeting. (He was at work, and it seemed improper to call...

Holcomb emerging as a historically strong governor

When Gov. Eric Holcomb addresses Hoosiers in his annual State of the State address Tuesday, you will be looking at one of the strongest...

No desire here to ‘yeet’ this ‘crusty’ thing

They obviously have fun with it, and so can we. Several years ago, I stumbled across a year-end list of words that are “officially” banished...

A cure for school bus passers

A quick, effective solution for the current issues of vehicles not stopping for school buses at bus stops and emergency vehicles is an automatic...

The border wall or bust …

President Donald Trump’s Oval Office address this week was a total bust. His visit to the border fared no better. Trump predicted that his...

… but don’t declare an emergency

President Donald Trump is playing with the idea of declaring a national emergency to build a border fence despite congressional opposition. This would make Trump...

Introducing a baker’s worst nightmare

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for gadget geeks like me (and you — you know who you are): The Consumer Electronics...

After Trump’s dud, it’s up to Senate GOP

President Trump’s “big, beautiful wall” was never a serious policy proposal. It was a symbol to reassure his supporters that he would keep the...

Throwback summer of red admiral

Throwback summer returns as promised. #tbs. It is a winter return to the abundant observations and Angelkeep occurrences of summer and fall of 2018.  #why,...