Lawrence S. Huffman: Jurors, not judges, are a good bet

Lawrence S. Huffman: Jurors, not judges, are a good bet

Once a grand jury has returned an indictment, a defendant is arraigned; a word that simply means he is brought before a judge in the county in which t...

February 12th, 2016 updated: February 12th, 2016. |  


Jay Ambrose: Let’s hear it for DDT

Jay Ambrose: Let’s hear it for DDT

Warrior greenies, get out of the way. You’ve done enormous hurt in this world, you appear prepared to keep it up and it’s time to allow pe...

February 12th, 2016 |  


Lori Borgman: Stay calm and color on

Lori Borgman: Stay calm and color on

The only coloring books I had as a kid were of Cinderella. When I heard that six of the 20 top-selling books on Amazon are adult coloring books, I tho...

February 11th, 2016 |  



George Will: Break the teeth-whitening monopoly

George Will: Break the teeth-whitening monopoly

WASHINGTON — It is frequently said that, unfortunately, Americans disdain government. It is more usefully said that, unfortunately, they have ab...

February 11th, 2016 |  


Chris Erskine: Did dad jokes drive daughter from L.A. to Cincinnati?

Chris Erskine: Did dad jokes drive daughter from L.A. to Cincinnati?

Recently, I mentioned how much I wouldn’t miss my younger daughter when she moves away, which seemed a statement cloaked in irony and denial ...

February 10th, 2016 |  


Leonard Pitts: Robert Rialmo’s lawsuit an act of gall

Leonard Pitts: Robert Rialmo’s lawsuit an act of gall

First he killed him. Now he’s suing him.I have no idea whether Robert Rialmo, the Chicago police officer who shot 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier ...

February 10th, 2016 |  


John Grindrod: Beware the wrath of an angry baby

John Grindrod: Beware the wrath of an angry baby

Last Wednesday as I was getting my day started checking business emails at a Hampton Inn in my old college town of Oxford, I got a call from my younge...

February 9th, 2016 |  


Mark Figley: We deserve better than Trump

Mark Figley: We deserve better than Trump

Donald Trump.Before his presidential run, he was known simply as “The Apprentice”; a billionaire casino developer, construction magnate, r...

February 9th, 2016 |  


Celia Rivenbark: Curvy Barbie, great! Now where’s Dadbod Ken?

Celia Rivenbark: Curvy Barbie, great! Now where’s Dadbod Ken?

Mattel has introduced three new Barbies in hopes of finally shushing the ever-louder protests that the iconic doll’s nutty measurements give gir...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Car talk: If only it were so easy

Car talk: If only it were so easy

Why can’t I use carbon dioxide gas to fill my tires instead of air (78 percent nitrogen) or instead of 100 percent nitrogen? If EVERYONE in the ...

February 7th, 2016 |