Hillary’s health, biggest problem?

Hillary Clinton has been sick, as the media has reported. We’ve heard about her pneumonia, seen her coughing at the podium and struggling to sta...

September 25th, 2016 |  


A view from the mountains

Two major candidates for president are now in rush towards election day. They are filling their days with each covering the other in mud. Each is tryi...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Why this Democrat wants a strong Republican party

I’ve been a Democrat all my life. I believe in the party’s values, I’m pleased when its candidates win elections, and I’m pers...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Never forget — 9/11

There comes a point that every event, no matter how tragic or how deeply it affects a nation, becomes consigned to history.What is important is that i...

September 19th, 2016 |  


America’s wars – we never really leave

President Obama said last Tuesday the United States will spend $90 million over the next three years to clear unexploded bombs dropped on Laos during ...

September 19th, 2016 |  


VA continues to fail veterans

The suicide of a 76-year-old Navy veteran in the parking lot of a VA hospital after being denied emergency care is just the latest shock coming from t...

September 19th, 2016 |  


United Nations panel threatens pharmaceutical innovation

In America and across the globe, about 7,000 new medicines are in development. There’s no question that many of them will save lives. Unfortunat...

September 4th, 2016 |  


For Democrats, First Amendment rights stop at climate change

Democrats’ grand plan for this election year doesn’t seem to include free speech. The group that drafted the Democratic Party platform rec...

September 4th, 2016 |  


What color is homelessness?

A young man stood on a street corner in St. Paul, Minnesota, last Sunday. He was holding up a sign describing his plight, “Homeless, hungry, nee...

September 3rd, 2016 |  


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 |