My New Year’s wish

To start, we have had way too much violence this past year. My wish is to put restrictions on guns. We’ve lost way too...

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...

Golf: Only for the brave — even the watchers

Some people say golf doesn’t classify as a sport because there is no danger of anyone getting hurt. They say things like, “It’s not a...

My first (and only) drum solo

When someone in your family decides to buy your child a drum set for Christmas, there’s really only one course of action: Escape. Barring the...

The anti-Porter conspiracy

I’m having trouble understanding why Rob Porter had to resign his job as White House staff secretary (the person who manages the paper flow...

What striking teachers teach us

To “reading, writing and arithmetic,” we can now add “solidarity.” The new teacher activism — born in West Virginia and spreading to Oklahoma, Kentucky and...

Shame on Google

Giving in to pressure from its workforce, Google recently announced that it is pulling out of Project Maven, a groundbreaking Pentagon program to harness...

The first family’s chain migration

Given the foolish consistency that comes with being the hobgoblin of little minds, there was no chance that our big-brained president would be consistent...

… but he could be the most honest president in modern history

Donald Trump may be remembered as the most honest president in modern American history. Don’t get me wrong, Trump lies all the time. He said...

Collusion is possible …

It has become an article of faith in some quarters on the right — well, most — that Robert Mueller’s investigation has found no...