Wednesday, December 19, 2018

‘Remarkable’ is as good a word to use as any

It is really quite a remarkable loose-leaf binder. The pages are not numbered but they measure more than an inch in thickness. How it...

Katy Tur, France’s riots and panic mode

NBC’s Katy Tur, responding to an article in the New Yorker about climate, looked into the camera and asked, “How pointless is my life?...

Are Republicans abandoning democracy?

Donald Trump’s critics have good reason to focus on the threats he poses to democracy and the rule of law. But the president is...

Shipping and receiving … and reshipping

Everyone orders stuff online these days because it’s easier and sometimes even faster to get the things you need without taking an hours long...

Gene editing is here. It’s an enormous threat.

A Chinese scientist’s claim to have created the first genetically edited babies has evoked widespread condemnation from the scientific community. “This is far too...

Christmas spirit and the animals

What is Christmas without thoughts of animals? The reason for the season involved stabled animals. Perhaps a cow for the inn’s milk supply. Surely...

GM’s layoffs are a warning to Indiana’s workforce policies

General Motors recently announced significant layoffs across both its salaried staff and production workers. This should come as no surprise. Through government bailout GM...

All about the money

From the beginning of special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe, I have believed that Donald Trump’s greed would provide the key to his relationship with...

The state of our government: Upside down

I was intrigued by a recent CNHI News story to the effect that Michigan’s legalization of marijuana for recreational use could create headaches for...

For just a few days, let’s be the nation George H.W....

President George H.W. Bush called on us to be a “kinder, gentler nation.” Sadly, we are far from that ideal. Our politics has never...