Ann McFeatters: US losing its scientific edge

Ann McFeatters: US losing its scientific edge

WASHINGTON — Once the most technologically advanced and scientifically active country in the world, the United States is losing its edge. Let us...

January 25th, 2018 |  


Lori Borgman: In search of a little conversation, please

Lori Borgman: In search of a little conversation, please

I am missing wit today. Not mine — that train left the station long ago — but the wit of others. I miss hearing friendly banter, lively re...

January 25th, 2018 |  


Lloyd Harnishfeger: The joys of ‘nuisance calls’

Lloyd Harnishfeger: The joys of ‘nuisance calls’

We senior citizens can always tell when it’s meal time. That’s when most of those delightful phone calls arrive, right on schedule! My fav...

January 25th, 2018 updated: January 25th, 2018. |  



George Will: Some policy dentistry could combat truth decay

George Will: Some policy dentistry could combat truth decay

WASHINGTON — It cannot be a sign of social health that the number of tweets per day worldwide exploded from 5,000 in 2007 to 500 million six yea...

January 24th, 2018 |  


Kathleen Parker: A matter of time

Kathleen Parker: A matter of time

WASHINGTON — It was probably only a matter of time before some unbalanced person decided that he needed to take out a few members of the “...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


John Grindrod: How long can moonlight last? Try 40 years

John Grindrod: How long can moonlight last? Try 40 years

According to the website spaceplacenasa.gov, technically, there really is no such thing as moonlight, since the Moon itself emits no light. Rather moo...

January 23rd, 2018 |  


George Will: Choosing immigration criteria is a Sisyphean task

George Will: Choosing immigration criteria is a Sisyphean task

WASHINGTON — In 1790, the finest mind in the First Congress, and of his generation, addressed in the House of Representatives the immigration is...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Daniel Neman: Bowl of chicken soup for the flu-ridden soul

Daniel Neman: Bowl of chicken soup for the flu-ridden soul

I recently heard of a man who had back surgery. After the operation was over, the hospital kept him on a cart for four hours because it didn’t h...

January 22nd, 2018 |  


Jay Ambrose: Stalin is not in the White House

Jay Ambrose: Stalin is not in the White House

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona gave a speech this week about how important truth is to our democracy and how President Donald Trump lies a lot....

January 21st, 2018 |  


Cynthia M. Allen: Show the world you have hope in tomorrow — have more kids

Cynthia M. Allen: Show the world you have hope in tomorrow — have more kids

In P.D. James’ dystopian novel “The Children of Men,” the unthinkable has happened — people have stopped having children.Scien...

January 21st, 2018 |