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Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:00am
    If you're a political junkie like me - or, heck, even if you aren't - you have been waiting a very long time for Monday night's presidential debate. Estimates are that 80 million to 100 million people will watch - an...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 11:00am
    Even during the presidential primaries it was obvious that traditional TV advertising wasn't working as well as it once did: Four Republican candidates were outspending Donald Trump but losing to him, and Bernie Sanders spent...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:00am
    The U.S. is still fighting a war in Afghanistan and has troops in Iraq, the Iranian nuclear deal remains controversial, the Islamic State is weakened but continues to be threatening, North Korea is launching missiles, Russia flaunts...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 10:00am
    Many online product reviews aren't especially helpful. Reviews can be manipulated, biased, or even intentionally ridiculous, so it's hard to judge their accuracy. The online review system also puts newer merchants at a...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 9:00am
    He manages simultaneously to embody, and undermine, the art form.     Earlier this year, Trump appropriated Luciano Pavarotti's iconic rendition of the "Turandot" aria "Nessun Dorma," or...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 8:00am
    Can the government block the online publication of files that let anyone make an assault rifle on a 3-D printer? In a defeat for free speech and a win for gun-control advocates, an appeals court has said yes. The court declined to...
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:00am
    As government ethics lawyers who have, respectively, counseled the most recent Republican president and the most recent Democratic one, we have watched Donald Trump's campaign with increasing concern. We have come to believe a...
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 8:00pm
    A photo recently blazed across the Internet: an Ohio couple in a car, both passed out, having overdosed on opiates. The woman in the passenger's seat is pale and ashen. Her head is lolled over to one side, her mouth agape. She...
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 7:00pm
    Suzanne delivered her first calf in a sleet storm, with 40 mph winds. Fearful that the baby wouldn't survive overnight, I took a big risk, lifting the heifer into my arms, backing out a gate and kicking it shut.   ...
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 6:00pm
    Really? Are there undecided voters left?     Yes, as hard as it may be for most of us to believe, after putting up with the ads and sound bites of the presidential race for more than a year, polls show almost 10...
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 5:00pm
    The epidemic of violence in the nation's streets, including everything from anti-police protests to lone-wolf terrorism, offers voters in the presidential election a clear choice. Do they want the steady but unspectacular hand of...
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 4:00pm
    George H.W. Bush is planning to vote for Hillary Clinton. That's not considered major news by most mainstream outlets. But it should be.     The story, first picked up by Politico late Monday night from a...
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 3:00pm
    France has embarked on two experiments we should take note of. First, the nation just banned all non-biodegradable disposable plastic cups, plates, and utensils. Second, they passed a law requiring supermarkets to donate unspoiled...
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 2:00pm
    Since June 2015, when Donald J. Trump entered the presidential race, there has been a list of long unseen, unheard or imagined things that have, for the electorate, become real.     But on Tuesday evening in North...
Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 1:00pm
    An insightful statement has emerged from the Donald Trump campaign. It concerns Corey Lewandowski, the former Trump campaign manager who was apparently fired from his post in June and then quickly signed on as a political commentator...
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