Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Loose lips sank the baker’s case

“Loose lips sink ships” was a World War II slogan warning Americans against inadvertently disclosing important secrets, such as troop ships’ sailing schedules. On...

Gay marriage: Democrats are weak on the specifics

With the candidates all set and the pieces all in place for the fall general election, it appears that gay marriage is the only...

Narcissism: Our new foreign policy doctrine

Defining a foreign policy theory that might merit the title of “doctrine” is difficult in the Trump administration, which is dismissive of reflection, consistency...

Two years into Mike Pence’s odyssey

It was just two years ago that Indiana Gov. Mike Pence entered the Trumpian twilight zone. Those close to him saw it as a...

Welcome news as another U.S. company phases out plastic

Another major U.S. company announced last week that it will join others around the world to phase out plastic bags at its stores —...

Independence Day just keeps going for some people

It is long past time we consider extending the Independence Day holiday to include the two weeks before and the two weeks after July...

Time to release the Kennedy assassination files

It’s not too often these days that I find myself agreeing with President Trump or his policies. This weekend, however, I found some common...

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...

An apple one day costs $500; Ben would be shocked!

So last week a woman flying into the United States on Delta Airlines was given an apple as a snack. On the flight. While...

Well, congratulations, Indiana (sort of)

Despite what we have been told by films and television, Los Angeles is not the road rage capital of the United States. Indiana is. That’s right....