George Will: Mississippi’s continued self-rehabilitation

George Will: Mississippi’s continued self-rehabilitation

WASHINGTON — In the previous 50 years, the state of Mississippi has validated Lord Tennyson’s belief that “men may rise on stepping-...

November 13th, 2018 |  


Letter: Condemned to repeat the past?

Our first president, in his Farewell Address, cautioned the young nation to be wary of forming “entangling alliances” as it waded through ...

November 13th, 2018 |  


John Grindrod: Windshield observations: Signs, signs, everywhere a sign

John Grindrod: Windshield observations: Signs, signs, everywhere a sign

From last Wednesday’s talk of those Highway Patrol silver Dodge Chargers that blend so seamlessly with other traffic to the challenges of co-exi...

November 13th, 2018 |  



Cal Thomas: Florida recount process will be anything but pleasant

Cal Thomas: Florida recount process will be anything but pleasant

MIAMI — Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) had the best line when it comes to the latest Florida election in which contests for governor and the U.S. Senat...

November 12th, 2018 |  


Kathleen Parker: Relief is possibly on the way

Kathleen Parker: Relief is possibly on the way

WASHINGTON — It wasn’t a blue trickle, but nor was it a tsunami. Rather, the midterm elections brought a gentle, purplish wave of mostly c...

November 12th, 2018 |  


Christina Ryan Claypool: A cup of true friendship

Christina Ryan Claypool: A cup of true friendship

It was our last lunch together. My friend Kimberly had an aggressive form of cancer and knew her time was short. I hadn’t accepted the fact yet ...

November 12th, 2018 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: You can’t always get what you want

Leonard Pitts Jr.: You can’t always get what you want

You can’t always get what you want.So said the philosopher Mick Jagger. He said it in 1969, so obviously, he didn’t intend it as a comment...

November 11th, 2018 |  


Cal Thomas: Let’s see if Dems can practice what they preach

Cal Thomas: Let’s see if Dems can practice what they preach

We are about to find out whether Democrats meant it when they lamented the loss of civility in Washington. Having won the majority in the House of Rep...

November 11th, 2018 |  


Tom Purcell: Smaller American Towns Connect in Ways Washingtonians Don’t

Tom Purcell: Smaller American Towns Connect in Ways Washingtonians Don’t

After living in Washington, D.C., for nearly 8 years, I love being back home in Pittsburgh.I met many interesting people in the D.C. region, but one t...

November 11th, 2018 |  


Veterans’ tributea proud moment

What a wonderful Veterans’ Appreciation Dinner at the Cable Road Alliance Church.The featured speakers were retired Sgt. Major Doug Reed, a Purp...

November 10th, 2018 |