Stereotyping is never a good idea

We often hear about the crimes and homicides that take place in Chicago and in particular the south side of Chicago. The murder and overall crime rate...

August 27th, 2016 |  


The media’s responsibility to our democracy

Politicians spend a good bit of their time complaining about the media. But why should they have all the fun?I’m going to join in, though I tend...

August 26th, 2016 |  


Why Brazil’s handling of Lochte should worry you

If you threw a party and a drunk guest broke a glass and urinated in the bushes, would you pull out a gun and demand money?If this miscreant then clai...

August 25th, 2016 |  


Obama lied, real wages died

Negative 4.6 percent!That is the difference between the 4.2 percent real wage increase that the Obama Administration’s Bureau of Labor Statistic...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Lilly King — the most unifying force in history?

The new Queen of Evansville, Indiana, is Lilly King. The 19-year-old Reitz High School graduate and Indiana University sophomore swimming star unleash...

August 21st, 2016 |  


The slums of Big Sky Country

The slums of Big Sky Country

My wife and I recently had the opportunity to tour a few Western states and it gave birth to a flood of stirring thoughts - it was perceptive insight ...

August 21st, 2016 |  


Claiborne Outside: Mountain tea

Claiborne Outside: Mountain tea

This article came from my Mom sharing her experiences of growing up on a local Tennessee hillside farm back in the day before you could go to the stor...

August 15th, 2016 |  


What does Congress need? Your attention!

What does Congress need? Your attention!

Now that the conventions are over, I know that all eyes are on the fall presidential campaign. But I’m going to ask you to shift your focus a bi...

August 12th, 2016 |  


America’s responsibility

Most of us make our decisions every day. When the point comes that someone else is making all of our decisions then that’s not very great for an...

August 12th, 2016 |  


We count on the mail

I got the mail today.A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that wa...

August 12th, 2016 |