At GOP convention, party disunity on full display

At GOP convention, party disunity on full display

CLEVELAND — Like partners in a shotgun marriage, Donald Trump and the Republican Party’s establishment have been preaching unity this week...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Logan man returns from the dead

Logan man returns from the dead

Needless to say, things certainly were different back in the 1920’s and ‘30’s. Here’s a humorous story I uncovered one day whi...

July 21st, 2016 |  


After Nice, it’s official: The campaign’s about fear

After Nice, it’s official: The campaign’s about fear

Last week’s terrorist attack in Nice, after similar tragedies in Paris, San Bernardino, Brussels, Orlando and Istanbul, made two things painfull...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Former top cop says heated rhetoric not helping

Former top cop says heated rhetoric not helping

Charles Ramsey has law enforcement credentials that few can match. Only now, for the first time in over 40 years, the former top cop for the District ...

July 19th, 2016 |  


Overcoming the Spirit of Doubt

Overcoming the Spirit of Doubt

In a world of turmoil, perplexity, and uncertainty it is easy to experience distrust and skepticism. We doubt the guarantee of the salesman, the promi...

July 16th, 2016 |  


Handguns’ chilling effect in the classroom

Handguns’ chilling effect in the classroom

Professors at the University of Texas at Austin, my alma mater, are considering if and how their classes will be different this fall when, beginning A...

July 15th, 2016 |  


Devil Anse: A true part of American history

Devil Anse: A true part of American history

On Sunday July 3rd my wife and I decided to once again take the scenic drive to the small historic town of Matewan, which has rejuvenated itself throu...

July 14th, 2016 |  


What if Trump’s goal is really a Clinton victory?

Donald Trump, you may have noticed, has proved to be an, uh, unorthodox presidential candidate.That served the celebrity well in real estate, on TV an...

July 13th, 2016 |  


What the ‘Brexit’ tells us about The Donald

What the ‘Brexit’ tells us about The Donald

“They were careless people, Tom and Daisy — they smashed up things and creatures and then retreated back into their money or their vast ca...

July 12th, 2016 |  


Chasing after fake rabbits

Chasing after fake rabbits

Text from Luke 12:16-21Jesus told them this parable: “There was once a rich man who had land which bore good crops. He began to think to himself...

July 10th, 2016 |