Man can destroy an entire species

Man can destroy an entire species

We can look at the downfall of two birds and learn how a species of wildlife can be so abundant and yet so vulnerable.There were an estimated 3 to 5 b...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Ruling won’t end fight against Redskins name

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling effectively allowing the Washington Redskins to keep their trademark name even though many consider...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Obesity shouldn’t be the new normal

Population growth has taken on a whole new meaning: A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates that nearly a third of the worl...

July 7th, 2017 |  



There’s your sign: Part 5

There’s your sign: Part 5

You may think that the Fourth of July is over, but don’t you think it’s good to be reminded of it throughout the year, lest we take it for...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Travel spontaneously this summer

Travel spontaneously this summer

Fabulous fireworks they were not! Here we’d sat for hours watching skiers on the lake and toddlers waddle through the park just out of reach of ...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Wonder Woman, Earhart do women proud

In this summer of great political discontent, I find myself fascinated and buoyed by Wonder Woman and Amelia Earhart.Wonder Woman, as portrayed in a b...

July 6th, 2017 |  


The Supreme Court: A case could affect students, and not only at recess

The First Amendment’s treatment of religion has an internal tension. On one hand, Americans are guaranteed the freedom to choose their beliefs a...

July 5th, 2017 |  


Agenda needed: For the Democrats, obstruction is not enough

There has been much hand-wringing and intraparty soul-searching about whether Nancy Pelosi should relinquish her position as the Democratic Party̵...

July 5th, 2017 |  


A report shows the gaps in Alzheimer’s research

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine came out with a new report recently showing just how little is still known about preventi...

July 5th, 2017 |  


The alternative is the dead carcass of Obamacare

The Congressional Budget Office recently estimated that the ranks of the uninsured would increase by 22 million Americans under a Senate bill to repla...

July 4th, 2017 |