Column: Debates ignore fact U.S. going bankrupt

Column: Debates ignore fact U.S. going bankrupt

Midway between the second and third Democratic presidential debates, we should pause to take stock of what we’ve seen. Eight moderators have gr...

September 7th, 2019 |  


David Trinko: The checks are in the mail, he hopes

David Trinko: The checks are in the mail, he hopes

Most of the year, I look at the physical checkbook on my desk as a novelty.It’s kind of like the box of videotapes I can see on a shelf nearby. ...

September 7th, 2019 |  


Legal-Ease: Pope Francis and elevator malfunctions

Legal-Ease: Pope Francis and elevator malfunctions

Two weeks ago, the leader of more than 1.2 billion Roman Catholics worldwide was almost a half-hour late for a public appearance. The reason? Pope Fra...

September 7th, 2019 |  



Mark Figley: Today no one’ singing about San Francisco

Mark Figley: Today no one’ singing about San Francisco

Once popularized in song by Tony Bennett as the city where he left his heart, San Francisco is now singularly associated with ever-increasing cultural...

September 6th, 2019 |  


Christina Ryan Claypool: Who doesn’t go to the dollar store?

Christina Ryan Claypool: Who doesn’t go to the dollar store?

What does the typical dollar store shopper look like? It’s difficult to define that demographic because all kinds of folks frequent them. In the...

September 6th, 2019 |  


U.S. Sen. Rob Portman: Good news for our country found at JSMC

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman: Good news for our country found at JSMC

One of my highest priorities in the U.S. Senate is to ensure that the men and women of our armed forces have the equipment and cutting-edge technology...

September 6th, 2019 |  


Commentary: Severance pay — corporate obligation to long-term workers

Commentary: Severance pay — corporate obligation to long-term workers

In recent months, a number of large retail companies have gone into bankruptcy, most notably Sears and Toys “R” Us. In these and other cas...

September 5th, 2019 |  


Commentary: What we keep getting wrong about mass shootings

Commentary: What we keep getting wrong about mass shootings

There is a special kind of stupidity that approaches terrible and repeating problems with an obstinate assurance of what the answer will or won’...

September 5th, 2019 |  


Lori Borgman: Business as usual under the stars

Lori Borgman: Business as usual under the stars

The chief topic of conversation has been the would-be intruder. I noticed the footprints while cleaning the glass on the French doors. The culprit had...

September 5th, 2019 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: ‘I am tired of the dying’

Leonard Pitts Jr.: ‘I am tired of the dying’

“I am tired of the dying,” said Greg Abbott on Sunday.And well he should be. The Texas governor was in Odessa, in the western part of his ...

September 4th, 2019 |