Government-job guarantee may be in order

Donald Trump’s election as president should have reminded liberals that Americans want more than money from their work. They responded to Trump&...

April 4th, 2017 |  


Have you thanked a banker today?

At $500 million in box office revenue and counting, we sure love Disney’s new movie “Beauty and the Beast.” With more than 1 billion...

April 4th, 2017 |  


More about the microbiome

More about the microbiome

The microbiome is the collection of bacteria that live in your guts. There are many more of them than there are human cells in your body. These little...

April 3rd, 2017 |  



Escape — no passport needed

Escape — no passport needed

I’m an escape artist. I’m mighty good at running away. Have been ever since I can remember. But hiding is easy when you’re tiny. You...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Every president has obligations to America’s allies

A century ago — April 6, 1917 — America entered “The Great War” in Europe after spending nearly three years resolutely determi...

April 3rd, 2017 |  


Your contributions make our nation stronger

Your contributions make our nation stronger

At first, seeing taxes taken out of your paycheck can be a little disappointing. However, you can take pride in knowing you’re making an importa...

April 2nd, 2017 |  


N.C. can’t claim moral victory

You think basketball recruiting is dirty? (It is.) North Carolina politics makes basketball recruiting look like a bake sale.Thursday’s partial ...

April 1st, 2017 |  


Pipelines are step one in restoring infrastructure

The State Department’s recent granting of a long-awaited permit for the Keystone XL pipeline affirmed what common sense and an exhaustive review...

April 1st, 2017 |  


America needs champions of sci-tech

With March Madness nearing its end, the nation will soon be able to switch its focus to scores of a different type — those resulting from variou...

March 31st, 2017 updated: March 31st, 2017. |  


Another person can’t make you happy

Another person can’t make you happy

This is part two of Marvin’s story. Allow me to update those who missed part one. Marvin was seventy-two years old when he enrolled in hospice w...

March 31st, 2017 |