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Which food future will you choose? (11/25/2020) - America certainly has an abundance of food (even though many Americans do not), yet we face a momentous choice of […]
When and where was the first Thanksgiving Feast? (11/24/2020) - Let’s talk Turkey! No, not the Butterball sitting in the Oval Office. I’m talking about the real thing, the big […]
How wasteful is the Pentagon? (11/19/2020) - Remember when candidate Trump promised not only to wall-out all migrants crossing our Mexican border, but also to make Mexico […]
The amazing fall of Donald Trump’s wall (11/17/2020) - Big, high walls can be troublesome. Ask Humpty Dumpty. However, for a real-life, epic story about wall troubles, ponder the […]
Finding hope in America’s progressive core (11/12/2020) - Good grief, cry many progressives – how has America turned so right-wing that a flabby, narcissistic, wannabe-dictator like Trump was […]
The Worst of Times, The Best of Times (11/10/2020) - Many years ago, literary critic Dorothy Parker skewered an unfortunate author with her sharp wit: “This is not a novel to be tossed aside lightly,” […]
Should gig giants keep gigging workers? (11/5/2020) - Here are some of the big public policies people clearly want, but lawmakers consistently ignore: Paid family leave time; restrict […]
Scroll on the ballot To find some gems to vote for, go down-ballot (10/31/2020) - There’s a mournful Peggy Lee song that asks the existential question: “Is that all there is?” Some progressives are asking […]
Rich coaches teaching youngsters the game of life (10/29/2020) - As a Texas high schooler many moons ago, I was the 115-pound outside linebacker on the Denison “Yellow Jackets” football […]
A wealth of riches, a poverty of morals (10/27/2020) - Let’s say you’re a millionaire. That’s a lot of money, right? Now let’s say you’re a billionaire. That’s a lot […]
The virus that’s killing America (10/22/2020) - The holy mantra of health professionals was coined about 2,500 years ago by the Greek physician, Hippocrates: “Do no harm.” […]
The exceptional greed of healthcare executives (10/20/2020) - Sometimes I don’t know whether to weep uncontrollably, laugh hysterically, or just throw up. I recently did all three when […]
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