Cheryl Parson: Answering letters, just like Ann Landers used to do

Cheryl Parson: Answering letters, just like Ann Landers used to do

I grew up enjoying reading Ann Landers and Dear Abby. I wasn’t alone. The world’s most widely syndicated columnist, Ann Landers, appeared ...

December 21st, 2019 |  


Ken Pollitz: Getting bowled over for the holidays

Ken Pollitz: Getting bowled over for the holidays

Occasionally I’ll have cereal or salad in one and, every so often, some tasty soup or a dish of salted-caramel ice cream covered with dark choco...

December 20th, 2019 |  


Opinion: The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Equals NAFTA

Opinion: The U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement Equals NAFTA

One of the many remarkable aspects of the negotiation of NAFTA’s proposed replacement, known as USMCA, is how little enthusiasm it has aroused. ...

December 20th, 2019 |  



Opinion: Beware When Populists Try to Explain Business

Opinion: Beware When Populists Try to Explain Business

When Senator Elizabeth Warren released her plan to rein in Wall Street earlier this year, she said she wanted to stop investors from “bleeding t...

December 19th, 2019 |  


Lori Borgman: Family resemblances and the joy of Christmas

Lori Borgman: Family resemblances and the joy of Christmas

One day of the year over the Christmas holiday, our children and grandchildren are our prisoners for the entire day.We lure them in with lights on the...

December 19th, 2019 |  


Ask a Doctor: Stuffed up head makes it hard to hear

Ask a Doctor: Stuffed up head makes it hard to hear

QUESTION: I have had a stuffed up head that makes it hard for me hear and feels like I have bags under my eyes. Others I have talked to say they are a...

December 18th, 2019 |  


Ana Veciana-Suarez: I believe in the magic of Santa Claus

Ana Veciana-Suarez: I believe in the magic of Santa Claus

I believe in Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny. In fact, I believe in anything that prolongs the temporary (and all too brief) magic t...

December 18th, 2019 |  


Cal Thomas: Final Jeopardy for Democrats?

Cal Thomas: Final Jeopardy for Democrats?

While watching “Jeopardy” the other night, I had a fantasy. Suppose Alex Trebek had a Final Jeopardy category called “The Ultimate I...

December 18th, 2019 |  


Christine M. Flowers: Nancy Pelosi says Catholics don’t hate — but I do

Christine M. Flowers: Nancy Pelosi says Catholics don’t hate — but I do

Last week, on her way out of her weekly news conference, Nancy Pelosi was asked by James Rosen of Sinclair Broadcast Group whether she hated Trump. Ro...

December 17th, 2019 updated: December 18th, 2019. |  


John Grindrod: For Jim Martz, ‘tis the season for thankfulness

John Grindrod: For Jim Martz, ‘tis the season for thankfulness

Amidst all the boughs of holly and holiday gatherings during the time between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, there are those quieter moments that ...

December 17th, 2019 |