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Every Memorial Day, we remember those who died during active military service. But the day gives us a special opportunity to serve those who serve us.According to the Department of Veterans Affairs, … more
The FBI investigation — satisfactory or not — into sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh is now complete and the Senate will soon start voting on the nomination. more
What's the mainstream liberal media's most overblown Trump crisis of the week?First, it was the president's tweet calling former staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog" for betraying him and his … more
If homeowner’s insurance worked like Obamacare, in no time at all homelessness would be a viable option for residents trying to lower their insurance cost.Under Obamahome, construction contractors … more
Veterans have made enormous sacrifices for the United States. The rest of us should ensure that they lead prosperous lives after their service.Affordable, high-quality health care has been a … more
Ajit Pai, the current FCC chairman and a former lawyer for Verizon, has repealed net neutrality. To do this, he had to solicit public to comment on the matter. more
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit … more
If you stay in the news business long enough, you're inevitably going to run into a reader who has a grievance — sometimes legitimate, sometimes not — against their hometown newspaper.Sometimes … more
Exactly 100 years ago last week, in World War I England, a baseball game like no other before or since was played.On July 4, 1918, before an enthusiastic crowd that included King George V, Queen Mary … more
The stories of chaos, craziness and betrayal going on inside the Trump White House are nothing to worry much about.White House staffers attempting to influence, question or thwart a president's ideas … more
If you find yourself traveling this summer, take a closer look at America’s deteriorating infrastructure — our crumbling roads, sidewalks, public parks, and train and bus stations.Government … more
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has a history of interpreting the law in a way that serves the interests of the powerful over equality and justice.Having grown up in the segregated South, I’m … more
If you're getting ready for summer vacation, here's a handy checklist of things you won't need. A map. Remember those? I'm referring to the kind you got for free at the gas station. When spread … more
Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service Urges Parents to Talk to Teens About Safe Driving. Now that school is out and summer is officially underway, many parents are seeing their teens doing … more
When government "nudges" people into new behaviors, resistance is often ugly.Eric Garner died because a Democratic governor sent the message down the line that New York was losing a billion dollars … more
"Republicans like to talk about fiscal discipline, but when they have control of Congress they spend like drunken sailors!" "Ah, yes, you speak of the recent $150 billion spending bill that does … more
Our friends and peers are asking more and more about our retirement plans, probably because they are thinking about retirement themselves. And although we all may be thinking about it, we find … more
You know that books are someday going to be written about the battle to confirm U.S. District Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S Supreme Court, right? You know that the authors who research these … more
Republicans are set to move landmark welfare reform in this year's farm bill, which includes language requiring able-bodied adults to work or participate in a job training program to be eligible for … more
Whenever I talk about immigration matters, I try not to let people see that tattoo on my forehead, the one with the Statue of Liberty wrapped in a copy of the 14th Amendment. It's a conversation … more
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