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Bernie, Cosby and energy emergencies

June 9, 2016 FLINT — Not to go all doom and gloom on you, but the most frightening part of the recent Education Trust-Midwest report showing a steep decline over the past 12 years in the reading performance of... more »»

Is personal responsibility obsolete?: Part II

June 9, 2016 WASHINGTON — Too many social problems are conceived of in terms of what ‘’we’’ can do for ‘’the. more »»

Almanac

June 9, 2016 By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Thursday, June 9, the 161st day of 2016. There are 205 days left in the year. more »»

Is personal responsibility obsolete?

June 8, 2016 WASHINGTON — Among the many disturbing signs of our times are conservatives and libertarians of high intelligence and high principles who are advocating government programs that relieve people of th... more »»

Snoop Dogg is right

June 8, 2016 WASHINGTON — My musical tastes do not include rap and hip-hop, but when Snoop Dogg comments on the “Roots” remake, saying he is tired of movies about slavery and would prefer a series “about the... more »»

Almanac

June 8, 2016 By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 8, the 160th day of 2016. There are 206 days left in the year. more »»

Advice for divided Democrats

June 7, 2016 BERKELEY — With the Democratic primaries grinding to a bitter end, I have suggestions for both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders supporters that neither will like. more »»

How They Voted

June 7, 2016 House Bill 4578, Authorize school recreation taxes: Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate To add school districts to a law that lets several local governments organize a recreational authority with the power... more »»

Almanac

June 7, 2016 By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 7, the 159th day of 2016. There are 207 days left in the year. more »»

Britain, too, is infected with political silliness

June 6, 2016 LONDON — Misery loves company, so refugees from America’s Republican Party should understand that theirs is not the only party that has chosen a leader who confirms caricatures of it while... more »»

Almanac

June 6, 2016 By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Monday, June 6, the 158th day of 2016. There are 208 days left in the year. more »»

Taught not to try

June 4, 2016 NEW YORK — The first step in inventing something shouldn’t be waiting for government approval. more »»

Rules? What rules?

June 4, 2016 WASHINGTON — “Rules are made to be broken” is a saying that has many variations, but perhaps no one has summed up Hillary Clinton’s attitude (and Bill’s, too) about rules more than the late... more »»

Almanac

June 4, 2016 By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Saturday, June 4, the 156th day of 2016. There are 210 days left in the yea. more »»

Character truly is destiny

June 3, 2016 WASHINGTON — It turns out that Heraclitus, the Greek philosopher, knew exactly what he was talking about some 25 centuries ago when he wrote: “Character is destiny. more »»

A better way to run for president

June 3, 2016 WASHINGTON — The frustration of many voters over the way presidential candidates are selected has come to a head with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the presumptive nominees of their respective... more »»

Almanac

June 3, 2016 By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Friday, June 3, the 155th day of 2016. There are 211 days left in the year. more »»

Politicians don’t say what they mean

June 2, 2016 FLINT — I would respect politicians a lot more if they just said what they mean and owned it. A good example is the transgender bathroom debate. State Sen. more »»

Almanac

June 2, 2016 By The Associated Press Today in History Today is Thursday, June 2, the 154th day of 2016. There are 212 days left in the year. more »»

Why Trump might win

May 31, 2016 BERKELEY — A Washington Post/ABC News poll released recently finds Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in a virtual tie, with Trump leading Clinton 46 percent to 44 percent among registered voters. more »»

 
 
 

 

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