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I’m going to use my space this week to brag on a friend of mine. more
Every so often, I jot down a list of the things that discourage me about our country. There’s the widespread disregard for our core values of tolerance and mutual respect, for instance. Our … more
"90% of media coverage of my Administration is negative, despite the tremendously positive results we are achieving."No need to check the math in President Trump's recent tweet. For argument's sake … more
When I was a 19-year-old college sophomore in 1982, my father gave me advice that makes even more sense for 19-year-olds today.Despite his protestations, you see, I chose English as my major at Penn … more
President Donald Trump came through Evansville, Indiana like a roaring locomotive last week, August 30, to be exact. If he had landed on the platform wearing a Superman outfit and cape I would not … more
Be very careful, because it's getting crazy out there. You don't want to end up collateral damage accidentally straying into the path of the newest dance craze sweeping the Republican Party. Closely … more
Judge Brett Kavanaugh was never going to get a fair break during his confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee. The fault lies not with obstructionist Democrats, however, but with … more
An immigration attorney coming to the defense of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, who lost his job as U.S, attorney general on Wednesday, is akin to a Christian coming to the defense of the lions of … more
The trouble with power is always what you do with it once you get it.Hold on to it too long, and you risk losing sight of how you got it in the first place.It's something the Texas GOP might do well … more
Donald Trump did something that seems impossible: He made Jeff Sessions into a sympathetic figure. The firing of Sessions as attorney general on the day after the election made me realize how … more
It’s common for those of us in the news business to hear people confuse the terms “article,” story” and “column.” Despite all appearing in the paper, a “column” is not related to the … more
The answer is maybe. They both exist right now without a lot of conflict. In religious rhetoric the conflict comes from religionists who fear losing their power with the … more
Yes, and it seems obvious to me that this is so. People of faith rely on science everyday for health care needs to give one example. People of science may eschew faith expressions, but that is also a … more
 So, our question for the first Roundtable of 2018 is about science and faith: “can they coexist in religious rhetoric?The short answer is “Sure, they can”—and we’ll demonstrate how … more
First, let’s make one thing clear. The mainstream media loves conflict. Man vs. woman. Man vs. dog. Republicans vs. Democrats. Christians vs. atheists. When I was in journalism school at The … more
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