David Trinko: Decades of changing perspectives define us

David Trinko: Decades of changing perspectives define us

Age is just a number, they say.They are wrong. Age is a perspective.I recently marked my 40th birthday. The life expectancy for a man in the United St...

November 7th, 2015 |  


Parker column: Book a photograph of Bush family

Parker column: Book a photograph of Bush family

WASHINGTON — If the truth sets us free, then Bush family members should be warbling from rooftops.At least one Bush, patriarch George H.W. Bush,...

November 7th, 2015 |  


Claypool: The healing power of an apology

Claypool: The healing power of an apology

Whenever Veteran’s Day draws near, I am reminded of the story of Samuel Snow who believed an apology was important enough to wait more than six ...

November 7th, 2015 |  



Legal-Ease: Misleading or just puffery?

Legal-Ease: Misleading or just puffery?

In the coming weeks, we will empty our wallets (or fill our credit cards) with purchases intended to serve as gifts for loved ones. In the context of ...

November 7th, 2015 |  


Parker column: Wishard’s power of prophecy

Parker column: Wishard’s power of prophecy

WASHINGTON — As Republican presidential candidates debate the debates, roiling and railing against the unfairness of it all, campaigns have been...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Martin Schram: It’s time for journalists to remake their debate roles

Martin Schram: It’s time for journalists to remake their debate roles

If your favorite editorial cartoonist were to illustrate today’s topic, she or he might start by drawing a scene we’ve all witnessed in ou...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Lori Borgman: In wake of death, a wakeup call from a burgundy recliner

Lori Borgman: In wake of death, a wakeup call from a burgundy recliner

We have had a strange run with a funeral nearly every week since late September, a sad and mournful toll of accidents, age and disease.Having been wit...

November 5th, 2015 |  


George Will: Supreme Court tackles sinister trends

George Will: Supreme Court tackles sinister trends

WASHINGTON — The IRS scandal — the denial of essential tax-exempt status to conservative advocacy groups, thereby effectively suppressing ...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Debra-Lynn Hook: Solitary refinement: No retreat from self-knowledge alone in the woods

Debra-Lynn Hook: Solitary refinement: No retreat from self-knowledge alone in the woods

My children have been joking lately that their mother spends more time going on solitary retreats than she does at home.“You’re going away...

November 4th, 2015 |  


John M. Crisp: The war that ended the peace

John M. Crisp: The war that ended the peace

In his poem, “Channel Firing,” written just months before the beginning of World War I, Thomas Hardy pictures the dead slumbering quietly ...

November 4th, 2015 |