Cheryl Parson: Help Texas by researching charities first

Cheryl Parson: Help Texas by researching charities first

A week ago this past Friday night, Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast, with winds topping 130 mph. The winds were devastating enou...

September 2nd, 2017 |  


Legal-Ease: Capitalism or price gouging?

Legal-Ease: Capitalism or price gouging?

Recent flooding in the Houston, Texas, area brought us hours of television and online footage of that region’s coping.One image that became popu...

September 2nd, 2017 |  


Kathleen Parker: To brother Cromartie, with love

Kathleen Parker: To brother Cromartie, with love

WASHINGTON — There is something eternally bonding about a shared near-death experience, which is how I first met Michael Cromartie.This was 15 o...

September 1st, 2017 |  


Ken Pollitz: No celebrating anniversary of Ottawa flood

Ken Pollitz: No celebrating anniversary of Ottawa flood

Typically, anniversaries are celebrated with some friends and family, fanfare and hoopla. Others simply mark the passage of time. Unfortunately in the...

September 1st, 2017 |  


Cal Thomas: Pardoning Sheriff Arpaio

Cal Thomas: Pardoning Sheriff Arpaio

President Trump’s pardon of Joe Arpaio, the former sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona, has drawn predictable responses. The left, which long ag...

September 1st, 2017 |  


Lori Borgman: Gloves hold the hands of time

Lori Borgman: Gloves hold the hands of time

A pair of ladies’ fashion gloves rest at the bottom of a dresser drawer. I see them at least twice a year when I rotate cold-weather and warm-we...

August 31st, 2017 |  


George Will: Yale offers a tutorial in social descent

George Will: Yale offers a tutorial in social descent

WASHINGTON — Summer brings no respite for academics committed to campus purifications, particularly at the institution that is the leader in the...

August 31st, 2017 |  


Chris Erskine: Life is oddly back to normal

Chris Erskine: Life is oddly back to normal

We’re recovering from vacation — a form of detox — where we reluctantly wash the ketchup stains off our T-shirts and stuff the suitc...

August 30th, 2017 |  


Christine Flowers: The shameful pardon of man who was ugly face of law enforcement

Christine Flowers: The shameful pardon of man who was ugly face of law enforcement

I spent some hours this week trying to prevent a deportation. I wasn’t successful. It happens, the law must be followed and sometimes the clock ...

August 30th, 2017 |  


John Grindrod: For Buz, nothing was bigger than his small town

John Grindrod: For Buz, nothing was bigger than his small town

Some time ago, a friend of mine offered an assessment of many of my freelance writings, jokingly referring to me as the area’s preeminent obitua...

August 29th, 2017 |