Leonard Pitts Jr.: Prayer many things to many folks

All she asked was that someone pray for her.As relayed on Twitter by the activist Brittany Packnett, the unnamed woman certainly had good reason to se...

July 26th, 2018 |  


Jim Jordan: His letter to Republicans

Jim Jordan: His letter to Republicans

In November 2016, voters resoundingly rejected the status quo in Washington by electing an out-of-the-box Republican to drain the swamp and change how...

July 26th, 2018 updated: July 27th, 2018. |  


Lori Borgman: So you broke the broom

Lori Borgman: So you broke the broom

She was sitting on a little wooden chair beside the piano, tapping her feet on the floor. I finished my phone call and walked over to her, puzzled tha...

July 26th, 2018 |  



Consumers havepower in waron plastic straws

Environmentalists have declared war on the plastic straw, and it is easy to see why. Americans use millions of straws every day, for about 20 minutes ...

July 25th, 2018 |  


George Will: Another side of protectionism

George Will: Another side of protectionism

WASHINGTON — If you are not collateral damage in the escalating trade wars, the bulletins from the wars’ multiplying fronts are hilarious ...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Don Stratton: More reasons to buy local

Don Stratton: More reasons to buy local

I have been noticing a lot of publicity lately about a campaign to “buy local.” A recent experience convinced me that this should not just...

July 25th, 2018 |  


Kathleen Parker: In defense of poodles

Kathleen Parker: In defense of poodles

WASHINGTON — It didn’t take long after the Helsinki summit for European and American media publications to declare Donald Trump Vladimir P...

July 24th, 2018 |  


John Grindrod: Happy people don’t have the best of everything

John Grindrod: Happy people don’t have the best of everything

In the wake of the suicides of celebrity fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrated chef, author and TV personality Anthony Bourdain, the latter being...

July 24th, 2018 |  


Kathleen Parker: Born to fly, bound to run

Kathleen Parker: Born to fly, bound to run

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — Republican Ashley Nickloes is the only woman in a seven-way primary race to fill a congressional seat held by one family f...

July 23rd, 2018 |  


Larry L. Oatman: Remembering Cronauer’s time in Lima

Larry L. Oatman: Remembering Cronauer’s time in Lima

“G-o-o-o-d morning, Lima!”No, Adrian Cronauer never said that. But he could have, as he lived in Lima a year after he yelled “Vietna...

July 23rd, 2018 |