Legal immigration is political anathema

Indiana Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly is a brave politician who went against his party to support President Donald Trump’s demands for billions of dollars...

What winter freeze can cause

Brrr. Not a stutter. Winter hit. Brrr. Did you know that the authority of Oxford Dictionaries (If you can’t trust the British for proper oratory,...

On crime and punishment … which makes me hungry

A man in Texas was recently sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing more than $1 million worth of fajitas. It was $1,251,578 worth...

The virtues of a public-spirited patrician

George H.W. Bush was legendary for his thank-you notes. He wrote thousands of them, expressing appreciation for kindnesses large and small. When it came...

Indian summer is climate déjà vu

Déjà vu is remembered by most athletic minded folk from the Yankees’ Yogi Berra line, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” Of course Yogi...

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...

Considering winter as a positive

Someone at Angelkeep is negative on winter. Don’t blame Gwen. She loves it. She throws kisses to the falling snow. Gwen almost convinced her significant...

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...

Democrats are trying to steal U.S. Senate election in Florida

Republican Gov. Rick Scott leads Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson by 12,562 votes in the Florida Senate race. A margin of victory that large has...

The Republican populism that Taft resisted

No elaborate catechism is required to determine if someone is a conservative. A single question, as simple as it is infallible, suffices: For whom...