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 |  


Dabo’s journey to the national championship

Dabo’s journey to the national championship

If you are a fan of college football, you know Dabo Swinney, the coach of the Clemson Tigers. And if you stayed up late Monday night, you saw his emot...

January 15th, 2017 |  


It’s won’t be the same in 2017

It’s won’t be the same in 2017

During the past election, a voter was discussing with me the reasoning behind his vote, and what he thought would happen if his candidate was elected ...

January 1st, 2017 |