George Will: What the Freedom Caucus stands for

George Will: What the Freedom Caucus stands for

WASHINGTON — With a mellifluous name suggesting bucolic tranquility, Rep. Mark Meadows, a North Carolina Republican, is an unlikely object of th...

April 13th, 2017 updated: April 13th, 2017. |  


Chris Erskine: What’s a fried egg without a little shell?

Chris Erskine: What’s a fried egg without a little shell?

For dinner, I’m prepping some Balkan-style small plates. Not even sure what “Balkan-style” means, but I ran across the term in one o...

April 12th, 2017 |  


Trudy Rubin: Trump seems to grasp need to display toughness

Trudy Rubin: Trump seems to grasp need to display toughness

President Donald Trump did the right thing, the necessary thing, in striking Syria’sShayrat Air Base in response to the Assad regime’s gru...

April 12th, 2017 updated: April 12th, 2017. |  


John Grindrod: Remembering Jackie Robinson and revenge, 7 decades later

John Grindrod: Remembering Jackie Robinson and revenge, 7 decades later

Out of the entire range of human emotions to which we are prone, the one that’s always fascinated me is revenge. As all who secretly indulge in ...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Doyle McManus: Is the U.S. walking away from human rights?

Doyle McManus: Is the U.S. walking away from human rights?

Gen. Abdel Fattah Sisi’sEgypt holds at least 40,000 political prisoners, secular democrats as well as Islamic extremists. His security forces ha...

April 11th, 2017 |  


Jerry Zezima: This guy’s a hot ticket

Jerry Zezima: This guy’s a hot ticket

If I ever won Powerball, I’d never collect the money because I would either put the ticket somewhere in the house for safekeeping and never find...

April 10th, 2017 |  


Jim Krumel: Movie written by Lima man gets good reviews

Jim Krumel: Movie written by Lima man gets good reviews

Today marks the 100th day of 2017.Can you believe it?Next thing you know it will be summer, and already, we’re almost a third of the way to Chri...

April 9th, 2017 |  


Thomas Lucente: The American culture of death

Thomas Lucente: The American culture of death

What a sick society it is in which we live.While listening to National Public Radio’s “Snap Judgment” on April 2, there was a segmen...

April 9th, 2017 updated: April 9th, 2017. |  


George Will: Experience America at the time of the Great War

George Will: Experience America at the time of the Great War

“War is the health of the state. It automatically sets in motion throughout society those irresistible forces for uniformity, for passionate coo...

April 8th, 2017 updated: April 8th, 2017. |  


Is Trump capable of picking primary fights with incumbents?

Is Trump capable of picking primary fights with incumbents?

WASHINGTON _ There are primary threats, and then there are primaries.President Donald Trump’s tweets last week calling for House Freedom Caucus ...

April 8th, 2017 |