Legal-Ease: Fairness in family business succession

Legal-Ease: Fairness in family business succession

Our region is one of the most entrepreneurial in the world. Even people who work full-time at a “regular” job often tinker in their garage...

October 3rd, 2015 |  


Kathleen Parker: The GOP brat pack

Kathleen Parker: The GOP brat pack

WASHINGTON — The Republican Party’s “Freedom Caucus,” which has several less-charitable nicknames on Capitol Hill, is the dog ...

October 3rd, 2015 |  


Jay Ambrose: Much atheistic ado about nothing

Jay Ambrose: Much atheistic ado about nothing

There’s a New Yorker article that has a provocative title — “All Scientists Should Be Militant Atheists” — but reading t...

October 2nd, 2015 |  



Lori Borgman: Saluting the architecture of time passing

Lori Borgman: Saluting the architecture of time passing

I’m sitting on the patio of an aging stucco home. Shadows on the lawn begin moving as the wind threads through the trees. A leaf floats to the g...

October 1st, 2015 updated: October 1st, 2015. |  


George Will: Our Navy, our character

George Will: Our Navy, our character

WASHINGTON — The Navy’s operations, on which the sun never sets, are the nation’s nerve endings, connecting it with the turbulent wo...

October 1st, 2015 |  


Chris Erskine: A French mother, an elaborate birth and a grand story pour moi

Chris Erskine: A French mother, an elaborate birth and a grand story pour moi

Everybody seems to be having birthdays — fall seems to burst with them. Don just had his, Jenn had hers, mine is coming up in November. Tom̵...

September 30th, 2015 |  


Christine Flowers: Pope Francis does not speak to me

Christine Flowers: Pope Francis does not speak to me

It’s hard to dislike Pope Francis as a man. He is affable, has a winning smile, likes to hug children and has the most engaging way of throwing ...

September 30th, 2015 |  


John Grindrod: The latest Mad Avenue redux, the new “colonels”

John Grindrod: The latest Mad Avenue redux, the new “colonels”

Well, I waited for the past several weeks before weighing in on a most weighty concern with tongue firmly making contact with my inner cheek, KFC̵...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Larry Snyder: Pope Francis and the measure of greatness

Larry Snyder: Pope Francis and the measure of greatness

What qualifies a pope to be considered great?Well, within less than one year after his election, Pope Francis was named Time magazine’s “P...

September 29th, 2015 |  


Joe Blundo: Faux defense of the economic status quo

Joe Blundo: Faux defense of the economic status quo

Defense of the status quo is the job of people who hold worldly power.A spiritual leader’s job is to call us to a higher ideal.Pope Francis did ...

September 28th, 2015 |