August 12, 2013
Stories this photo appears in:
OPINION: Americans spend more on taxes than their food, clothing and housing combined
It takes about a third of Americans’ income to satisfy their collective tax bill, which doesn’t cover repaying the money that the federal government borrows each year.
OPINION: There is nowhere to hide in the digital age
Every website you visit, every online purchase you make, every email, text or online comment you make leaves an incredibly rich electronic trail that defines who you are and what you do.
“Pope Francis, I have never been to Catholic confession before, but I have a few things I have to get off my chest.”
OPINION: Word is getting around in local Girl Scout circles that I am an easy sale
Who among us has the power to say no to any young girl raising money for charity who offers to sell us a legal product that’s so addictive?
OPINION: Latest study findings a bummer for middle-age guys
Life was a lot cheerier for guys before the constraints of the male biological clock were known.
How many people does it take to turn off a light bulb for good? Find out at the end of this column.
OPINION: When your poll numbers are low, who are you gonna call?
When losing America’s trust, there’s no better expert for a president to consult than the spirit of Richard M. Nixon.
OPINION: Too often resolutions are made without any actual resolve
Leaders need to make some serious New Year’s resolutions to fix our country next year — resolutions that go well beyond partisan politics to get to the root cause or our problems, so they may fix them.
OPINION: Christmastime can be somber with memories of people and things no longer here
Looking forward this Christmas, wishes are for good health, a nation that will come together, and money spent on the needy, not gifts.
OPINION: The gift of imagination is too seldom given
Sticks, string and cardboardboxes can be transformed into hours of play with a little imagination.
OPINION: The country is not doing so well, but there are reasons to be thankful this year
For so much of the year, we focus on what is wrong. Thanksgiving is the day to focus on what has been done right.
OPINION: As spouse of the president, Bill Clinton would be open to all kinds of mischief
While Hillary Clinton in the Oval Office is worrisome, Bill Clinton would be great as America’s “first guy.”
OPINION: The Affordable Care Act was the most partisan bill to pass Congress in a century
The backlash against Obamacare continues and it is likely to get worse.
OPINION: Family at home know about the sacrifices of war, too
Veterans Day is also a time to pay homage to the families who support their soldiers and wait for their safe return.
Opinion Column: Satirizing American civilization, one costume at a time
'Game of Thrones' may be the ultimate choice for costumes designed to satirize U.S. civilization.
After celebrating his 87th birthday last week, semi-retired communist dictator Fidel Castro did something nobody expected him to do: He contacted Pope Francis to hear his confession.
I’ve been thinking about the sorry state of American culture, and that made me reminisce about the Cold War.