Should we change ‘Ouabache’ to ‘Wabash’?

Many of us in Adams and Wells County have experienced at some time the unfortunate misunderstanding of the French spelling and language...

Getting a load at what people are wearing across their chests

I received a late Father’s Day gift a couple of weeks ago, but that doesn’t mean I...

Coats exit comes at a dangerous time

Perhaps on Tuesday, Aug. 20, we’ll find private citizen Dan Coats at Wrigley Field, taking in the...

Good questions that resurrect a soap box visit

There’s a city councilman in a nearby metropolis I’d like to meet. I think I’d like him....

For Democrats, it’s winnowing time

Winnow: verb. To expose (grain or other substances) to the wind or to a current of air...

Round 2: Nothing much has changed

Wednesday night’s debate was New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker’s breakthrough, former vice president Joe Biden’s comeback, and...

Just as summer begins … so does school!

When I was a youngster (sometime in the previous millennium) we started our summer vacation from school...

Forget moderates vs. radicals. The debate was a left vs. far left brawl.

The two-night Democratic debate this week was portrayed as a policy brawl between the party’s moderate and...

Rethinking the moon landing, and going forward

I’m a little late in commenting on the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, deliberately. I wanted...

Debate showed just how fractious the Democratic primary fight may get

It was the Detroit Donnybrook. Tuesday’s Democratic debate was choppy but passionate, opening up wide philosophical divisions...