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Bill Cosby, public moralist, silenced

July 14, 2015 You might have missed the irony. If so, it would be easy to understand. more »»

They are troubled by trump

July 14, 2015 In 1980, the Republicans saw six members of Congress run for president. more »»

Unauthorized subletting

July 13, 2015 Dear Dave, I own a rental property that brings in enough to pay the taxes and insurance with a little left over. more »»

The personal touch

July 13, 2015 In the matter of selecting a 2016 presidential nominee, the Republican Party could go a lot farther and do a lot worse — and almost certainly will — than to choose U.S. more »»

A coming era of civil disobedience?

July 13, 2015 The Oklahoma Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, has ordered a monument of the Ten Commandments removed from the Capitol. more »»

How do you measure a year?

July 12, 2015 Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred minutes How do you measure, measure a year? In daylights, in sunsets In midnights, in cups of coffee In inches, in miles, in laughter, in strife In fiv... more »»

Try this zucchini casserole

July 12, 2015 It’s zucchini season, so I have a recipe for a casserole that uses the vegetable that keeps growing and growing. I also have recipes for a “fake whipped cream” and homemade Shake and Bake. more »»

Wrestling with privacy in the digital age

July 12, 2015 People used to be able to keep a secret, you know? I'm sure a whole host of secrets were taken to the grave back in the days before Twitter, Instagram and Vaugebook. more »»

The great escape

July 12, 2015 Here’s the scene: You are surrounded by people you barely know, everything is confusing, you’re trying desperately to survive and, eventually, escape. more »»

Greeks back to the table

July 11, 2015 The Greek population overwhelmingly voted “Oxi” (No) last weekend, rejecting terms from their creditors to make spending cuts and tax increases in return for another bailout. more »»

Looking back

July 11, 2015 After my 85th birthday last week, I looked back over my life and was surprised to discover in how many different ways I had been lucky, in addition to some other ways in which I was unlucky. more »»

Sanders is a fighter, but not in the fray

July 11, 2015 Back in the 1960s, Bernie Sanders burned hot as a civil rights activist. He led sit-ins against segregation and participated in the 1963 March on Washington. more »»

Buy your way into Scott Walker’s circle

July 11, 2015 If you think that none of today’s presidential candidates care about people like you, check out Republican Scott Walke. more »»

The case for remembering

July 10, 2015 Dear Heloise: When I travel, I take my own pillow for comfort. I have a very colorful print PILLOWCASE to put on it so that it doesn't blend in with the hotel's pillows. more »»

A tantrum masquerading as governance

July 10, 2015 WASHINGTON -- When Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras decided to call a referendum on a bailout offer from Greece's creditors -- an offer that expired before Sunday's referendum -- he informed the Greek... more »»

Breathing life into the presidential debates

July 10, 2015 WASHINGTON -- The only noteworthy aspect of the otherwise meaningless Donald Trump spurt in the public-opinion polls is that if it holds up, it will buy him a ticket into the first of the Republican... more »»

Veto of MHI funding hurts vulnerable Iowans

July 10, 2015 As part of ongoing efforts to improve mental health services, we voted this year to make it easier for Iowans to receive mental health and substance abuse treatment closer to home. more »»

The benefits of outside play

July 9, 2015 Do you remember playing in the “great outdoors” as a kid? It was always fun to be outside with friends, whether talking, cycling, walking or playing games and sports. more »»

Hillary and her roped media herd

July 9, 2015 Hillary Clinton’s campaign again signaled its contempt for the press during a July 4 parade in New Hampshire. Aides brought out ropes to cordon off the medi. more »»

Flagging hate speech

July 9, 2015 I’ve spent my whole life in the Northeast, but I have Southern roots. My late grandfather came from a long line of sharecroppers who toiled in the fields of Decatur, Georgia for generations. more »»



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