Give VA funds to vets and let them decide what hospitals to use

It’s disgraceful that we’re still debating how to fix the dysfunctional Department of Veterans Affairs health care system. It ought to be ...

January 12th, 2017 |  


The presidency as a business-building reality show

WASHINGTON — Welcome to the United States of Trump, LLC.Some applaud President-elect Donald Trump’s boast at his press conference Wednesda...

January 12th, 2017 |  


Unverified: Your reputation is on the line

Unverified: Your reputation is on the line

As a journalist, I am only as good as my reputation. In fact, as a person, my reputation speaks about who I am — good or bad. I am now the edito...

January 11th, 2017 |  



Sympathy for the victors, now in charge

The inauguration of a new president next week threatens to make a lot of Americans feel uncomfortable. Rather than take pleasure in their pain, I beli...

January 11th, 2017 |  


Say what you want about the content of the speeches, and I know you’re saying and hearing plenty, but the Golden Globes ballroom had no shortage...

January 10th, 2017 |  


Are genes unbeatable?

This week’s New England Journal of Medicine has a report of a study that shows that you can beat heart attacks to a great degree even if you los...

January 5th, 2017 |  


Will Obama’s achievements stand the test of time?

Recent clashes between President Barack Obama and President-elect Donald Trump over U.S. policies toward Israel and Russia provide a vivid reminder th...

January 4th, 2017 |  


I’ve always been a fanatic

I’ve always been a fanatic

Most people have a competitive streak flowing through their veins. Whether it’s a game of pickup basketball or an ole fashioned game of paper to...

January 2nd, 2017 |  


Sunsets and burning bushes

Sunsets and burning bushes

In Exodus 3 we find these words;3 Now Moses was tending the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian, and he led the flock to the far s...

January 1st, 2017 updated: January 3rd, 2017. |  


2016 Year in Review

2016 Year in Review

Over the weekend, someone made a comment on social media that essentially said “why don’t our elected officials worry about economic devel...

December 27th, 2016 |