Chris Erskine: Our own Rose Bowl meat-and-greet

Chris Erskine: Our own Rose Bowl meat-and-greet

We held a tailgate the other day, in the shapeless hours of early autumn — a garden party in the shadow of our beloved Rose Bowl, over here on t...

September 20th, 2017 |  


Christine Flowers: Liberal snowflakes pick and choose when to be offended

Christine Flowers: Liberal snowflakes pick and choose when to be offended

Before Colin Kaepernick took a knee and became a movement, he was a pretty good football player. And then, he wasn’t anymore. Whether his foray ...

September 20th, 2017 |  


John Grindrod: Condiments, America’s ongoing quest for something better

John Grindrod: Condiments, America’s ongoing quest for something better

For most of us, we’re always questing for something better than what we have. That was a thought that occurred to me yet again earlier this summ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Cynthia M. Scanland: September is time to pay tribute to kinship care providers

Cynthia M. Scanland: September is time to pay tribute to kinship care providers

The practice of kin parenting children when parents cannot is a time-honored tradition in most cultures and a primary and valuable permanency option. ...

September 19th, 2017 updated: September 19th, 2017. |  


Jim Krumel: Heat’s turned on in Lima mayoral race

Jim Krumel: Heat’s turned on in Lima mayoral race

Some observations and outtakes from last week’s mayoral debate:… As they like to say in politics, it was time to take off the gloves.This ...

September 18th, 2017 updated: September 18th, 2017. |  


Nicolas Loris: Harvey and Irma can’t be blamed on climate change

Nicolas Loris: Harvey and Irma can’t be blamed on climate change

In the era of fake news, misinformation tends to spread quickly — especially during a time of crisis. The deceptions that have sprung up in the ...

September 18th, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: The US Constitution: A grand birthday for a troubled document

Thomas Lucente: The US Constitution: A grand birthday for a troubled document

On Sept. 17, 1787, 39 men in Philadelphia affixed their signatures to the greatest political document ever conceived: The Constitution of the United S...

September 17th, 2017 |  


George Will: Vietnam documentary series provides a timely booster shot

George Will: Vietnam documentary series provides a timely booster shot

WASHINGTON — Many Americans’ moral vanity is expressed nowadays in their rage to disparage. They are incapable of measured judgments about...

September 16th, 2017 |  


Dick Polman: An ignorant America endangers democracy

Dick Polman: An ignorant America endangers democracy

Donald Trump famously declared, “I love the poorly educated!” and we know why. An electorate that’s ignorant about the basics of dem...

September 16th, 2017 |  


Jay Ambrose: Hey, get those Roman Catholics

Jay Ambrose: Hey, get those Roman Catholics

Sen. Dianne Feinstein recently made it clear she is an anti-religious bigot who does not think someone who is a devout Roman Catholic ought to be a fe...

September 16th, 2017 |