Will column: A right to die on one’s own terms

Will column: A right to die on one’s own terms

SAN DIEGO — Brittany Maynard was soon to die. The question was whether she could do so on her own terms, as a last act of autonomy. Dr. Lynette ...

August 29th, 2015 |  


David Trinko: Finding community with football

David Trinko: Finding community with football

My family enjoys going to high school football games in our town. What game each of us watches seems to be up for debate, though.Friday night kicked o...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Legal-Ease: Non-compete agreements

Legal-Ease: Non-compete agreements

With the integration of machinery and technology, the work that each of us does is becoming more and more specific. Even with advanced education, incl...

August 29th, 2015 |  



Gary L. Welton: A faint analogy of an unimaginable heaven

Gary L. Welton: A faint analogy of an unimaginable heaven

A pastor friend of mine, not trying to be irreverent or sacrilegious, once shared with me his own faint analogy of eternal hell — waking up ever...

August 29th, 2015 |  


Chris Erskine: Crazy days and a deeply moving memorial in NYC

Chris Erskine: Crazy days and a deeply moving memorial in NYC

NEW YORK — In our last chapter, we established that Manhattan hadn’t really been the same since the Indians sold it. In summer, it can be ...

August 28th, 2015 |  


Mark Hendrickson: Hillary Clinton’s ‘New College Compact’ raises an important question: Did she ever take Econ 101?

Mark Hendrickson: Hillary Clinton’s ‘New College Compact’ raises an important question: Did she ever take Econ 101?

Today’s version of “A chicken in every pot” is Hillary Clinton’s proposed plan to “make college affordable and available...

August 28th, 2015 |  


Lori Borgman: Check out these hotel choices for the candidates

Lori Borgman: Check out these hotel choices for the candidates

People are buzzing because Hillary Clinton, who likes to portray herself as an average American, is shelling out $400,000 for two weeks in a vacation ...

August 27th, 2015 |  


George Will: The havoc that Trump wreaks

George Will: The havoc that Trump wreaks

WASHINGTON — Every sulfurous belch from the molten interior of the volcanic Trump phenomenon injures the chances of a Republican presidency. Aft...

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  


Jesse Hathaway: Government grant funding corrupts, holds back scientific inquiry

Jesse Hathaway: Government grant funding corrupts, holds back scientific inquiry

Government ought to rely on unbiased scientific findings when making policy decisions regarding important issues, but unfortunately, many government a...

August 26th, 2015 |  


John Grindrod: Fogle, the latest and creepiest to kill the Golden Goose

John Grindrod: Fogle, the latest and creepiest to kill the Golden Goose

You may recall a column I wrote a while back proclaiming my annoyance with Jarod Fogle, the former 400-pounder who continued to haunt my TV screen in ...

August 25th, 2015 updated: August 26th, 2015. |