John Grindrod: Revisiting my freelancing past as school approaches

John Grindrod: Revisiting my freelancing past as school approaches

In much the same way local contributors Don Stratton and Larry Huffman have been asked to provide some insight in columns in the real-life law-and-ord...

August 23rd, 2016 |  


Los Angeles Times: Attacking a cop: a hate crime?

Some think so, but that is based on a misunderstanding of what the crime statutes are designed to do.Should the law treat attacks on police officers a...

August 23rd, 2016 updated: August 23rd, 2016. |  


Cynthia Allen: Clinton’s flaws getting overlooked

Cynthia Allen: Clinton’s flaws getting overlooked

One of the more frequent complaints about many conservative writers these days, me included, is that we spend too many column inches attacking the Rep...

August 23rd, 2016 updated: August 23rd, 2016. |  


Thomas Lucente: Only 1 pro-gun candidate this election

Thomas Lucente: Only 1 pro-gun candidate this election

One of the problems with Donald Trump and his ill-fated presidential candidacy is that his philosophical (and moral) compass spins wildly. He lacks co...

August 22nd, 2016 updated: August 22nd, 2016. |  


Christina Ryan Claypool: Why laughter is good for you

Christina Ryan Claypool: Why laughter is good for you

Did you ever have one of those days when nothing seems to go right? I’m not talking about huge problems here, just a string of trivial irritatio...

August 22nd, 2016 |  


Chicago Tribune: A novel approach: Bringing books into the 21st century

AUG. 18, 2016 — In the ongoing war for our attention, books are losing. Badly.That’s not new. It’s well-known that most people prefe...

August 22nd, 2016 updated: August 22nd, 2016. |  


Dan Thomasson: Trump continues to alienate

Dan Thomasson: Trump continues to alienate

WASHINGTON — It’s clear now that Donald Trump intends to continue the in-your-face, loose-cannon, make-it-up-as-he-goes kind of campaignin...

August 22nd, 2016 updated: August 22nd, 2016. |  


Car talk: ‘Magic’ oil plug probably comprised mostly of snake oil

Car talk: ‘Magic’ oil plug probably comprised mostly of snake oil

Dear Car Talk:I write to you today about a mystery that has been bugging me for about 60 years. Growing up in Buffalo, New York, I had never been fart...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Jim Krumel: Soon to be 103, Lima man enjoys life

Jim Krumel: Soon to be 103, Lima man enjoys life

If anyone in Allen County has firsthand knowledge of what it takes to live a long life, ring up Mr. Robert Blake — a guy who admittedly says he&...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Letter: Stop abuse from animal farms

Not a single federal law protects chickens from abuse. Male chicks are ground up alive or tossed into bags to suffocate right after hatching because t...

August 21st, 2016 updated: August 23rd, 2016. |