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Easter is time to renew our hearts

March 25, 2016 It is both a sad but important time for the Catholic faith. The faithful have been rudely awakened to a horror that has besieged both sanctuary and home. more »»

Continuing angst over trade deficit

March 23, 2016 Let’s look at the political angst over trade deficits. A trade deficit is when people in one country buy more from another country than the other country’s people buy from them. more »»

Fat lady hasn’t yet sung her nominations

March 23, 2016 The old saying, “It’s not over until the fat lady sings,” is true for both the Democrats and the Republicans. more »»

A political year that’s desperate for some humor

March 18, 2016 Boy, do I miss Ronald Reagan’s robust sense of self-confidence, which enabled him to use self-deprecating humor to confound his political adversarie. more »»

Trump follows Wallace’s lead

March 18, 2016 George Wallace knew how to handle the hecklers who routinely disrupted his events. “These are the folks,” he declared at a rally in 1968, “that people like us are sick and tired of. more »»

Having second thoughts about voting for Wolf

March 17, 2016 I?have read the letters to the editor that are published, and it seems if the people writing them don’t know the facts, they make up their ow. more »»

Nancy Reagan epitomized class as first lady

March 17, 2016 Why does it take death to bring us together? Why not life? Watching Nancy Reagan’s funeral on television, the front-row tableau was a picture of unity, in form, if not in substance. There was Gov. more »»

Cleaning up world’s oceans, one bin at a time

March 16, 2016 Imagine jumping into a swimming pool and surfacing to find used plastic bags, fast food cups and food waste floating throughout. more »»

Conspiracy engulfing Sea Island

March 16, 2016 Over the long weekend before the Mississippi and Michigan primaries, the sky above Sea Island was black with corporate jets. more »»

Trump is Billy Mays of the GOP

March 14, 2016 The presidency has been occupied by lawyers, ex-generals, a former actor and even a peanut farmer, but never before by a pitchman. Donald Trump seeks to become the first. more »»

Bidding farwell to ‘Prince’

March 14, 2016 WASHINGTON — Soon after “The Prince of Tides” became a blockbuster movie in 1991, People magazine put the film’s leading man, Nick Nolte, on its cover as the “Sexiest Man Alive. more »»

Sentencing is time to send dealers message

March 13, 2016 Let’s call it what it is. Anyone who deals heroin is likely participating in a homicide. The evidence of that is on our obituary page on an all-too-regular basis. more »»

Appellate judges in Pennsylvania should be appointed

March 12, 2016 Let’s be frank: When some of the most politically attuned voted for candidates to sit on the state’s Superior, Supreme and Commonwealth courts in recent elections, they frequently have not had a clu... more »»

Dress codes and dignity of females

March 11, 2016 How many among us recognize the name of Yolande Betbeze Fox, the Alabama beauty who died recently at the age of 87? Fox blazed quite a trail through American culture when, as Miss America of 1951,... more »»

No solutions to ‘white poverty’

March 11, 2016 In his continuing effort to pit races and classes against each other, Democratic presidential candidate and socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt. more »»

It’s past time to take back power of vote

March 11, 2016 Every decade, using updated U.S. Census information, states redraw their legislative and congressional districts. more »»

Revised Goldwater ad a given

March 8, 2016 Panic has become the uninvited visitor to every meeting of elected Republican officeholders. more »»

Trump close to pulling off huge con

March 8, 2016 Democrats, Republicans have used power to enrich themselves The United States has hit a pivotal moment. more »»

What is the fair share of taxes?

March 3, 2016 Presidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Sen. more »»

Trump will bring flavor of Europe

March 3, 2016 Donald Trump will never be mistaken for a cosmopolitan, but he will bring a distinctively European flavor to the 2016 presidential election, should he win the Republican nomination. more »»

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