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It seems that America is about to run out of money. Again! I know what you are thinking… How can that be? What are they doing with the billions and billions we send in every week in income, …

The Lyft driver pulled up to the curb at Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport early in the afternoon on a late September day. I’d only been standing there for a couple of minutes, and my …

Be extra cautious when you “fall back” on Nov. 7, 2021.That’s the date we must set our clocks back one hour in honor of daylight savings time.But watch out.The jarring shift to our daily …

The autumn leaves are expected to be extra vibrant this year in Pennsylvania, though they are changing colors a week later than is normal.That’s fitting. Very few things are “normal” this …

News that a federal judge had approved the unconditional release of John Hinckley Jr. next June set my phone to ringing furiously earlier this week.Journalists naturally wanted to know what I thought …

Mother didn’t actually lie to us. I don’t think. She said it was mayonnaise. We called it mayonnaise. It wasn’t all that complicated. Besides, it was white and creamy…. like …

Are you sinking into depression or anxiety? Are you feeling guilty or ashamed because of it? Christians often share with me how much they struggle with depression and anxiety, especially …

Biden promised to “get” the terrorists who killed our 13 soldiers near the Kabul airport. With all the effectiveness we have come to expect from his government, reports are that he mistakenly …

“When humor goes, there goes civilization.” – Erma Bombeck On his deathbed, comedic actor Jack Lemmon popularized the saying, “Dying is easy, comedy is hard.” He would have no idea …

In the article in the Star on Sept. 9 on homeowners and insurance hikes, you told of my tale of woe after Hurricane Michael. I would like to clarify, however, that when I returned to my house the …

People see my “Hunker Down” byline and ask if I’m a Georgia Bulldog fan. Well, no. That is actually a whole ’nother way of hunkering. And I am certainly not entrenching myself into some kind …

These are troubling times, and politics are not the only blood sport. We are seeing the surging forces of a regime that forces girls to cover their faces in public, does not let kids go to school, …

Is America imploding? Is there any hope for our divided nation? Immediately following 9/11, I cringed every time I heard a plane fly overhead. Like so many others, I prayed for our …

At one point in his running, four-year war with the news media, former President Donald Trump referred to it as “the enemy of the people,” a remark which rightfully drew a cascade of …

I don’t think Congress has passed a meaningful law since the beginning of the year. That’s eight months! Good gracious alive, I know what we should be thinking, “Why are we paying …

America cowers and runs from yet another country in which we should never have had a military presence. What is it going to take for us to limit the power of Washington in all matters of …

John Milton wrote, “When I consider how my light is spent.” Shakespeare penned, “Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.” Charles Dickens began one book, “It was the best of times, it was …

I was against the wars of choice in Afghanistan and Iraq from the outset. I said then that we no longer have theaters of war, we have suburban, mall-size, multiplexes of wars, none of which we should …

You ignored August 12 didn’t you? That’s when the world celebrates National Middle Child Day every year, but you ignored it just as you have ignored us "middles" our entire …

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