Andres Oppenheimer: Trump hasn’t settled conflicts-of-interest fears

Andres Oppenheimer: Trump hasn’t settled conflicts-of-interest fears

While spending a few days in a posh South American sea resort in Uruguay during the first week of the year, I learned about the sudden — and mys...

January 17th, 2017 |  


Don Stratton: So you think medical costs are high today?

Don Stratton: So you think medical costs are high today?

I spent more than half my life working in one facet or another of the antique business, and have seen some interesting comparisons between the past an...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Colin McEnroe: News media show the kind of restraint, ethics that Trump never has

Colin McEnroe: News media show the kind of restraint, ethics that Trump never has

There is one way to earn the respect of Donald J. Trump: Be a vastly better person than he is. This is not difficult.On Wednesday, Trump was awash in ...

January 16th, 2017 |  


Jim Krumel: A conversation with an M.L. King award winner

Jim Krumel: A conversation with an M.L. King award winner

Phillip Morton calls himself an ordinary person who just wants the best for his family and community.He and his wife, Erin, have been married for 24 y...

January 15th, 2017 updated: January 16th, 2017. |  


Fun Facts: Obama ‘the guy’

NIGHT OWL• President Barack Obama is a night owl, going to bed at midnight and rising before 7 a.m.• Obama eats exactly seven lightly salt...

January 15th, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: Good riddance Barack Obama

Thomas Lucente: Good riddance Barack Obama

In five days, President Barack Hussein Obama will leave the White House.Good riddance.Off the cuff and in rants to my friends and co-workers, who I kn...

January 15th, 2017 updated: January 15th, 2017. |  


George Will: The Patent and Trademark Office’s assault on free speech

George Will: The Patent and Trademark Office’s assault on free speech

WASHINGTON — In 1929, Chief Justice William Howard Taft convinced Congress to finance construction of “a building of dignity and importanc...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 2017. |  


David Trinko: Savor today, since tomorrow’s never promised

David Trinko: Savor today, since tomorrow’s never promised

I used to think the worst thing about having an infant foster child would be waking up when he cries at 3 in the morning.Now I know the worst part is ...

January 14th, 2017 |  


Legal-Ease: Components of a good farmland lease

Legal-Ease: Components of a good farmland lease

Many farm leases are year-to-year verbal leases, despite many potential pitfalls. A written farmland lease does not need to be lengthy or be prepared ...

January 14th, 2017 updated: January 14th, 2017. |  


Kathleen Parker: Dylann Roof’s last act

Kathleen Parker: Dylann Roof’s last act

CHARLESTON, S.C. — If Death lingers in courtroom corridors awaiting sentences, this historic city’s federal courthouse was surely a top de...

January 13th, 2017 |