A legislative update
February 18, 2015 We continue with committee work as we run bills through subcommittee and committee, and we have debated a few bills on the floor of the House. more »»
February 17, 2015 The United States Supreme Court will, by June, plunge the nation back into the throws of culture war. more »»
Where’s the safety factor?
February 16, 2015 Dear Dave, I’m retired, and currently I have about 5 percent of my retirement savings in gold and silver I’ve been acquiring over the last few years. more »»
Sleaze in a $5,000 suit
February 16, 2015 When he was secretary of state, Henry Kissinger was often — and deliberately — seen in the company of attractive actresses, including Jill St. John and Candice Bergen. more »»
The ultimate enemy of ISIS
February 16, 2015 The president’s request for the authorization to use military force against the Islamic State has landed in a Congress as divided as the country. more »»
Happy Valentine’s Day!
February 15, 2015 It’s never too late to let your valentine know how special he or she is. Following are three recipes that say, “Happy Valentine’s Day — a little late. more »»
One more for the road ... and the wallet
February 15, 2015 High school english class is dominated by a few universal elements. There will always one kid that thinks they are a good writer due solely to their possession of a thesaurus. more »»
Pits close, end of an era
February 14, 2015 The world’s most famous and busiest commodity trading pits in Chicago and New York will close later this year, per an announcement from the CME Group earlier this week. more »»
Measles, vaccines and autism
February 14, 2015 The current controversy over whether parents should be forced to have their children vaccinated for measles is one of the painful signs of our times. more »»
A corporate apostate
February 14, 2015 Business schools preach a strict, anti-social doctrine of corporate management that comes down to this: CEOs must be idiots. more »»
Should houseguests complain?
February 13, 2015 Dear Readers: Responses to Carolyn in Houston’s letter regarding GUEST BEDROOMS cluttered with pictures and knickknacks flooded my email! Carolyn had no place to put her suitcase, cosmetics and hair... more »»
The Pence paradox
February 13, 2015 WASHINGTON — Although he is always preternaturally placid, Mike Pence today exemplifies a Republican conundru. more »»