13-week quest to Indy’s spring half marathon starts today

Today begins my 13-week journey that will culminate in a 13.1-mile jog around our state’s capital this spring. I signed up last May to run...

Doing the honorable thing

New Hampshire may well be the end of the campaign trail for more GOP hopefuls, as Iowa was for Rand Paul, Rick Santorum and...

Term limits? We don’t need no stinking term limits

Who are you to tell me who I can and can’t vote for? And who are you to tell anyone else who can and...

Mitch Daniels and the acolytes before the cataclysm

WEST LAFAYETTE – Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders may be early precursors of an upheaval over the American horizon. The United States...

Feeling a little discouraged? Think of Little Lou

Regular visitors to this Saturday space may recall remarks that one of the best benefits of being in this business is the people I...

A theory of change to believe in

BERKELEY, Calif. — If Republicans are engaged in a three-sided civil war, Democrats are having a spirited but rather civilized argument over a very...

Robot Apocalypse is coming … soon!

This weekend I heard some truly terrifying news. The kind of news that portends the end of humanity as we know it in the...

An open letter to Jeb Bush

Dear Gov. Bush: There are many ways to express your love of country. One is to serve as president. In your case, that path...

Silent precipitation

Once a month it is necessary for snow loathers of Indiana to meditate (or write about) the positive aspects of the frozen precipitation. That...

In Iowa, signs of civil health

When Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone who is not a Presbyterian, which is true,...