Without data accountability, how do we call the right shots?

Recently, the U.S. Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Despite environmentalists’ concer...

February 27th, 2017 |  


Do you regret that tattoo?

Do you regret that tattoo?

You’ve probably thought this. You see a nice looking young lady or gentleman. You notice a tattoo on their arm, or shoulder, or neck, or other p...

February 26th, 2017 |  


What we have in common

What we have in common

I’m nearing the end of another year officiating basketball for the Clinton Recreation Department. I enjoy doing it, but I am glad the season is ...

February 19th, 2017 updated: February 19th, 2017. |  


How much is twenty trillion dollars?

How much is twenty trillion dollars?

Twenty trillion dollars. I bet you haven’t seen or heard those words lately. Politicians don’t want to discuss it, mainly because they don...

February 12th, 2017 |  


I know these folks

I know these folks

Technically, they are called contractors. But you and I know them as the people who fix, repair and remodel stuff for us. They are the electricians, p...

February 5th, 2017 |  


China right alongside us

China and the U.S. have had a love-hate relationship for more than 200 years. Substantial numbers of Chinese have been educated in the United States w...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


What are we becoming?

Nokia, a firm that makes electronic products, reported that cell phone users were checking their devices 150 times a day. Pew Research reported that y...

February 2nd, 2017 |  


Big Labor hits a new low

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released its annual report on union membership.For organized labor, it was bad news. The number of emplo...

January 31st, 2017 |  


A hope that does not disappoint

A hope that does not disappoint

The Inauguration of Donald Trump as President a few days ago was quite a spectacle. Apparently, many people were happy and many were upset. But the pe...

January 29th, 2017 |  


Watch out for that distracted driver

Watch out for that distracted driver

They call it “distracted driving.” What is worse than a teenage driver, texting and on the phone while driving? I think I know.A few weeks...

January 22nd, 2017 |