The battle over who gets to vote

When President Donald Trump said “millions” voted illegally in November, he joined an old American battle. The fight over who can vote in ...

March 21st, 2017 |  


What Trump’s budget blueprint gets right

When the White House put out its blueprint for the federal budget, which is notable for outlining $54 billion in cuts for domestic programs, shrieks o...

March 21st, 2017 |  


James Comey and the art of the shiv

Late in Monday’s marathon hearing of the House Intelligence Committee, FBI Director James Comey reminded the nation that he was something of a h...

March 21st, 2017 |  



What makes you eat?

What makes you eat?

There must be a powerful drive to eat. Who has time for multiple meals every day? How much of my life have I wasted pushing a cart in Kroger? At least...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Less salt — Less sugar

A sip of soup can be sublime or so salty that you’re tempted to spit it out. A bran muffin can be delicious or so sugar-drenched you lunge for a...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Planning will help you see green in retirement

Planning will help you see green in retirement

Social Security has been a cornerstone of financial security for over 80 years. As you might already know, a lifetime of measured discipline can ensur...

March 19th, 2017 |  


National Social Work Month

National Social Work Month

I would like to give a heartfelt thank you to all social workers for the amazing things they do every day. Social workers are highly educated, trained...

March 19th, 2017 |  


The Democrats’ immigration problem

In their drive to resist President Trump, Democrats so far have put a lot of political eggs into one basket: immigration. Their strident defense of im...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Into the darkness of the Devil’s Den

Into the darkness of the Devil’s Den

The Devil’s Den always carried an aurora of mystery about it. My first experience with it came when I was 10 years old and we were moving from c...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Cultivating the devotion of hearing

Cultivating the devotion of hearing

Clarence was admitted to hospice with melanoma, “skin cancer”. It’s been years since Clarence passed; therefore many of the details ...

March 17th, 2017 |