Celebrating sesquicentennials with ‘best of harmony’

A sesquicentennial is approaching. I’ve always liked that word — sesquicentennial. Sometime in the...

How can presidential candidates be so silly?

If California Sen. Kamala Harris is elected president in 2020 and reelected in 2024, by the time...

Joe Biden’s vulnerability or the Democrats?

Sen. Kamala Harris demonstrated rare skill during the debate — managing to shiv Joe Biden and look...

Some things never go out of style (until they do)

Some people call me old-fashioned, while others consider me always on the cutting edge of technology.

Yes, Trump makes nice with dictators, but his tough actions count more

During a single visit to Asia, President Trump embraced not one, not two, but three dictators. He...

Apostasy: Sometimes noble, somtimes base

Nobody likes a heretic. They have always been shunned and always will be. That...

To construe the Constitution, look to the Declaration

On this 243rd anniversary of the beginning of the best thing that ever happened — “The Great...

A patriotism worth defending

CAPE NEDDICK, Maine — To suggest on the Fourth of July that we need to consider the...

Letter to the Editor: Objecting to letter’s tone

We recently read a letter that is being sent to some of the residents of Bluffton. During a time of turmoil and...

Gerrymandering is a bipartisan problem

Of all the forces shaping our politics today, gerrymandering stands alone as the least discussed and most consequential one.