Thank you for being mannerly. ‘You’re welcome.’

“No problem.” That is how I used to reply to people who thanked me...

Why do we care about a monarchy?

Many across the United States will have spent this week watching coverage of the British Monarchy. Millions...

The treasure of our Constitution

I don’t usually give Congress credit for passing useful legislation. Bills that run to a thousand pages...

The military trust gap

After a year and a half of trying to balance full-time college with full-time work, I had...

It’s quality of life, not cost of living

Simple economic ideas aren’t really very hard to understand. So, I’m often puzzled to hear folks make...

The lesson of Fort Wayne’s Bowser pump

Two pictures of Indiana. The first picture, from the past. Sylvanus...

Are we losing ground against polio?

In 1985, Rotary International launched an effort to eradicate polio. Three years later, when the project became...

Accessibility is missing in today’s election battles

When a new Frugal Hoosiers political action committee was recently formed, it brought back a flood of...

How will you celebrate Magellan’s anniversary?

When does a 500th anniversary require an asterisk? If you’re a fan of trivia...

College debt, exacerbated

Having an educated populace has always been seen as a necessary component of our constitutional republic. Citizens...