Bernie Sanders: Party platform is good start, but there’s more to do

Bernie Sanders: Party platform is good start, but there’s more to do

The Democratic Party platform drafted in St. Louis is an excellent start in bringing forth policies that will help end the 40-year decline of the Amer...

July 6th, 2016 |  


John Grindrod: The smoke has cleared on another 4th

John Grindrod: The smoke has cleared on another 4th

For many, the Fourth of July ranks as one of their favorite holidays and for manifold reasons. Besides the timing of the labor-free day, smack dab in ...

July 5th, 2016 |  


Erwin Chemerinsky: End of an era for Supreme Court

Erwin Chemerinsky: End of an era for Supreme Court

After 45 years with a conservative majority, the Supreme Court appears to be entering a very different era.The major rulings of this just-completed Su...

July 5th, 2016 updated: July 5th, 2016. |  



Mark Phelan: Mulally, Nader lead new class into auto hall of fame

Mark Phelan: Mulally, Nader lead new class into auto hall of fame

Alan Mulally, the CEO who flew in from Boeing to rescue Ford, leads 2016’s inductees to the Automotive Hall of Fame.The rest of the class is:...

July 4th, 2016 updated: July 4th, 2016. |  


Jim Krumel: A Star Spangled Spectacular trivia quiz

Jim Krumel: A Star Spangled Spectacular trivia quiz

If you’re like thousands of others in the region, you’ll be doing what we’ve done since 1994 — 23 years — heading out to...

July 4th, 2016 |  


Jay Ambrose: A Fourth of July coincidence that teaches a lot

Jay Ambrose: A Fourth of July coincidence that teaches a lot

It was never great, say some cynics in response to Donald Trump’s talk of making America great again, but you don’t have to be a Trump fan...

July 4th, 2016 |  


Car talk: Safety features all tops

Car talk: Safety features all tops

Dear Car Talk:In a recent column, you gave some advice on buying a new car. My wife and I are in a similar situation, looking for our first vehicle in...

July 3rd, 2016 |  


Thomas Lucente: Misconceptions about natural rights

Thomas Lucente: Misconceptions about natural rights

“The sacred rights of mankind … are written, as with a sun beam, in the whole volume of human nature, by the hand of the divinity itself.&...

July 3rd, 2016 |  


July 4th: The Enduring Strength of the America

July 4th: The Enduring Strength of the America

As we pause to celebrate the anniversary of our nation’s independence, it seems appropriate to consider the vital role played by the American mi...

July 2nd, 2016 |  


David Trinko: Hit ‘Like’ on Facebook if you care about news

David Trinko: Hit ‘Like’ on Facebook if you care about news

If you’re one of those people who relies on social media to get your news, you might want to hit the “Like” button now. And again. A...

July 2nd, 2016 |