Big business not backing Trump

Big business not backing Trump

NEW YORK — In this citadel of the rich and powerful, where the imperious Trump Tower looms over those who pull the financial strings, it is asto...

September 30th, 2016 |  


Looters just looking for excuse to commit crimes

We live in a free country that allows for peaceful protests. The key word here is peaceful.With the recent shooting of a black man in Charlotte there ...

September 29th, 2016 |  


Two against one in presidential debate

Two against one in presidential debate

It was two against one in the Monday night presidential debate. We had moderator Lester Holt, who apparently assumed he was a candidate, too, and Hill...

September 29th, 2016 |  


New exhibit on American workers makes us think

New exhibit on American workers makes us think

The great Chicago author and historian Studs Terkel once wrote this about work:“It is about a search, too, for daily meaning as well as daily br...

September 28th, 2016 |  


Trump’s foreign policy

Trump’s foreign policy

Of all the reasons for concern about a potential Donald Trump administration’s foreign policy, one of the most troublesome — aside from Tr...

September 27th, 2016 |  


Gathering at the table

Gathering at the table

The table is a welcoming place. Everyone likes to eat, and invitations to meals are hard to pass up. In our culture, the emphasis is on eating, rather...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Chafin and Hatfields struggle for power

Chafin and Hatfields struggle for power

“Don Chafin is the former sheriff of Logan County. He is the man who has inaugurated and promoted the thug system in Logan County and now he com...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Congressman’s race-baiting finds another target: Kaepernick

Congressman’s race-baiting finds another target: Kaepernick

Iowa Congressman Steve King is developing a nasty habit of linking accomplished biracial American men to Islamic terrorism. For no reason, other than ...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


It’s time for the Bushes to come out against Trump

It’s time for the Bushes to come out against Trump

The first volume of Winston Churchill’s swashbuckling history of his war, World War II, bore the title, “The Gathering Storm.”The st...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


A Roman realization: One bad candidate can’t kill democracy

A Roman realization: One bad candidate can’t kill democracy

ROME — When Gary Johnson had his Aleppo moment a week ago, I was among those who could not believe his absolute incompetence. I understand that ...

September 21st, 2016 |