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Gary L. Welton: A faint analogy of an unimaginable heaven

Gary L. Welton: A faint analogy of an unimaginable heaven

A pastor friend of mine, not trying to be irreverent or sacrilegious, once shared with me his own faint analogy …

August 29th, 2015 |  

Chris Erskine: Crazy days and a deeply moving memorial in NYC

Chris Erskine: Crazy days and a deeply moving memorial in NYC

NEW YORK — In our last chapter, we established that Manhattan hadn’t really been the same since the Indians sold …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Mark Hendrickson: Hillary Clinton’s ‘New College Compact’ raises an important question: Did she ever take Econ 101?

Mark Hendrickson: Hillary Clinton’s ‘New College Compact’ raises an important question: Did she ever take Econ 101?

Today’s version of “A chicken in every pot” is Hillary Clinton’s proposed plan to “make college affordable and available to …

August 28th, 2015 |  

Lori Borgman: Check out these hotel choices for the candidates

Lori Borgman: Check out these hotel choices for the candidates

People are buzzing because Hillary Clinton, who likes to portray herself as an average American, is shelling out $400,000 for …

August 27th, 2015 |  

George Will: The havoc that Trump wreaks

George Will: The havoc that Trump wreaks

WASHINGTON — Every sulfurous belch from the molten interior of the volcanic Trump phenomenon injures the chances of a Republican …

August 27th, 2015 updated: August 27th, 2015. |  

Jesse Hathaway: Government grant funding corrupts, holds back scientific inquiry

Jesse Hathaway: Government grant funding corrupts, holds back scientific inquiry

Government ought to rely on unbiased scientific findings when making policy decisions regarding important issues, but unfortunately, many government agencies …

August 26th, 2015 |  

John Grindrod: Fogle, the latest and creepiest to kill the Golden Goose

John Grindrod: Fogle, the latest and creepiest to kill the Golden Goose

You may recall a column I wrote a while back proclaiming my annoyance with Jarod Fogle, the former 400-pounder who …

August 25th, 2015 updated: August 26th, 2015. |  

Cynthia M. Allen: Confronting our nation’s racial discord? It’s not brain surgery

Cynthia M. Allen: Confronting our nation’s racial discord? It’s not brain surgery

For the first 55 minutes of the first Republican primary presidential debate, it was easy to forget that Ben Carson …

August 25th, 2015 |  

Christine M. Flowers: What isn’t true about ‘anchor babies’ and the 14th Amendment

Christine M. Flowers: What isn’t true about ‘anchor babies’ and the 14th Amendment

I had a former “anchor baby” in my office the other day. You know what I’m talking about, don’t you? …

August 24th, 2015 |  

Jim Krumel: Lima loses a legend in Richard Smallwood

Jim Krumel: Lima loses a legend in Richard Smallwood

A smile, a big hello, and a twinkle of the eye always greeted you when you walked into Richard Smallwood’s …

August 23rd, 2015 updated: August 23rd, 2015. |  

Meghan Daum: In a way, we all work for Amazon now

Meghan Daum: In a way, we all work for Amazon now

Maybe it all started with the drone tease. Remember back in 2013, when Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced plans to …

August 23rd, 2015 |  

David Trinko: Summer of snoozing comes to an end

David Trinko: Summer of snoozing comes to an end

The calendar may say the days get shorter and the nights get longer ever since the start of summer. But …

August 23rd, 2015 |  

Carter: My work’s not done

Carter: My work’s not done

ATLANTA (AP) — Cancer in his brain is forcing Jimmy Carter to slow down, but the 90-year-old Nobel Peace Prize …

August 23rd, 2015 |  

Leonard Pitts Jr.: ‘All lives matter’ — words of moral cowardice

Leonard Pitts Jr.: ‘All lives matter’ — words of moral cowardice

This is a column about three words of moral cowardice: “All lives matter.” Those words have risen as a kind …

August 23rd, 2015 |  

Quotations in the News

“We’re dealing with a celebrity who had the access, power and resources to do anything he wanted to do in …

August 23rd, 2015 updated: August 23rd, 2015. |  

Legal-Ease: What is title work?

Legal-Ease: What is title work?

When someone borrows money for a house, the person’s lender will almost always indicate that the lender will “order the …

August 22nd, 2015 updated: August 23rd, 2015. |  

Trudy Rubin: GOP weak on foreign policy

Trudy Rubin: GOP weak on foreign policy

Two weeks’ vacation on Cape Cod was a pleasant escape from the bizarre political circus otherwise known as the Republican …

August 22nd, 2015 |  

Lawrence S. Huffman: Careful what you sign

Lawrence S. Huffman: Careful what you sign

There is an old saw that goes something like “a woman’s work is never done.” Well, Judge John H. Davison …

August 21st, 2015 |  

Cheryl Parson: Door-to-door scams unveiled, one by one

Cheryl Parson: Door-to-door scams unveiled, one by one

It’s always interesting when my doorbell rings in the evening and I’m not expecting company. So my first thought its …

August 21st, 2015 updated: August 23rd, 2015. |  

Ann McFeatters: Our confusing federal government at work

Ann McFeatters: Our confusing federal government at work

WASHINGTON — It’s time to look once again into the “what’s up with that?” actions of our government. The other …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Lori Borgman: No insurance can protect against this kind of mix-up

Lori Borgman: No insurance can protect against this kind of mix-up

After I made a dental appointment last week, the receptionist called back to say we no longer had dental coverage. …

August 20th, 2015 |  

Albert R. Hunt: Underestimating Ted Cruz? That’s a mistake

Albert R. Hunt: Underestimating Ted Cruz? That’s a mistake

Ted Cruz is a man with a plan. The Republican presidential candidate, bete noire of his party’s establishment, has carefully …

August 19th, 2015 |  

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