John Young

11/20/2014 - 2:52pm

    The political Einsteins are flexing their brows over Nov. 4: They cite President Obama’s failure, Dems’ fecklessness, Republicans’ vision and efficacy, Mitch McConnell’s savoir faire. Egads.

    Sports fans: Is there anything...

10/02/2014 - 4:23pm

    One of the most fascinating events I’ve ever experienced was a climate conference several years ago at the University of Texas.

    There I observed the constant struggle between science and...

09/25/2014 - 11:26am

    I’ll never forget Sen. Phil Gramm, the staunch fiscal hawk and self-proclaimed budget-balancer, telling me how it was just fine for the Reagan administration to enact the nation’s largest peacetime military buildup without raising taxes to pay...

09/18/2014 - 3:54pm

    Back in the ‘70s as a reporter for the college newspaper, I went to a faculty nutrition expert for a story about hunger in America.

    Sounded relevant, right?

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09/11/2014 - 2:05pm

    When fire hoses sent black bodies skidding and writhing along the sidewalks of Birmingham in 1963, a lot of white people, high and dry, nodded, “Well, if that’s what it takes to keep the peace . . . ”

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09/04/2014 - 1:04pm

    How to describe Congressman Paul Ryan’s reaction when Ray Jose showed up at his Florida book signing?

    Let’s say it was like a vegetarian who, suitably bibbed for a suitable meal, sees...

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