Beware the University-Industrial Complex

Beware the University-Industrial Complex

Before leaving office, then-President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of the Military-Industrial Complex — a union of formidable forces bent on reap...

April 29th, 2017 |  


Tough guy approach has its drawbacks

Tough guy approach has its drawbacks

The idea of being tough is very ingrained in young men.It starts in childhood, gets blown out of proportion during puberty and gets treated with a fon...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Legislature has the wrong priorities

Legislature has the wrong priorities

Some folks seek public office for the purpose of serving the public, but I think most seek public office for the purpose of power.Everybody wants some...

April 26th, 2017 |  


Dying for attention on Facebook

Dying for attention on Facebook

At its best, Facebook is a valuable Internet resource that provides a worthwhile public service.It can allow families on different sides of the countr...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Lent is over, welcome back to Facebook

Lent is over, welcome back to Facebook

For all you folks who gave up Facebook for Lent, despite the fact that you get most of your news and news-ish information (this column being of the la...

April 21st, 2017 updated: April 21st, 2017. |  


Australia suffers from a Fender bender

Australia suffers from a Fender bender

Hobbies are an interesting thing. When we care about something, we will spend much more time studying up on that subject that we ever did in school.No...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Seeking my own damages from United

Seeking my own damages from United

In light of the latest issues which have surfaced regarding United Airlines, I want to levy my own complaints against the airline.Most seem to know th...

April 19th, 2017 |  


What’s up with those ‘friendly skies?’

What’s up with those ‘friendly skies?’

Every one of us probably has an airline horror story to tell.But nothing I’ve experienced myself or heard about tops what happened to the 69-yea...

April 15th, 2017 |  


Were the ‘good old days’ really good?

Were the ‘good old days’ really good?

Generally speaking, I’m not the sort of person who romanticizes the past. The “good old days” hold little allure.During my childhood...

April 13th, 2017 updated: April 13th, 2017. |  


This marks a big week in U.S. history

This marks a big week in U.S. history

Don’t look now, but this is a big week, and you’ve already missed most of it.This is an important week — for me personally, but also...

April 13th, 2017 |