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Would you have predicted that the first big political blunder of 2022 would be committed by the freshly inaugurated mayor of New York? Would you have thought that Eric Adams, the African-American …

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (AOC, or “Sandy” as she was known by her tony Westchester, NY classmates back when being a victim was not aspirational), recently got the ‘Rona. She was …

The Port St. Joe Christmas Parade was a smashing success and a special thanks needs to go to city staff with a great big thanks to Ms. Charlotte as well as Jim for making sure all was accomplished …

To my fellow citizens of Port St. Joe, I would like to say the PSJ Christmas Parade was one of (if not) the biggest I’ve seen. The crowd was larger as well. I love seeing all the children …

        As 2022 begins, four strategic challenges to the post-World War II international order generate the psychological ambiguity -- meaning plain old human fear -- that fosters …

At the eve of a new year, it's traditional to make a resolution or two. I have no such list for myself or others, but I do have a wish. For 2022 and beyond, I wish that all of us who still cherish …

The weather turned cold for Christmas week across the country. It was so cold in Chicago, St. Louis and Atlanta that 150 murders had to be delayed. When asked by one of that rare breed, …

"Joe Manchin Just Killed the Biden Agenda," lamented a headline in The Week. The funereal tone was echoed in much of the coverage of Sen. Manchin's blunt declaration on Sunday that he would not …

Seventeen years ago, I reprised a Christmas column I'd written in the 1990s for a Texas newspaper.  The original column and the 2004 interpretation celebrated a holiday prayer conceived by my …

Aggravated bees attack unfortunate honey seekers from all directions. The mad birds in Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" mastered the tactic, attacking en masse residents of a small Northern California …

        The putsch-pushers and lawbreakers that comprise Trump World despise U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff, showering him with fourth-grade, fourth-rate epithets and …

Those of us who have long criticized Roe v. Wade for usurping the power of legislatures to make serious policy decisions must now contemplate the reality that We the People may yet get a chance to …

Phil Early is one of my all-time favorite people. I used to yell at him to “get a move on it” coming out of the chutes on endless afternoons at football practice an eon or two ago. He …

December 7, 1941. "A date which will live in infamy," President Franklin D. Roosevelt called it. The attack's 80th anniversary is this month. Infamy. Webster's Dictionary defines infamy as: "evil …

In the view of the American left, we should strive for the much more desirable system of socialism. You know, a type of socialism that has never worked, anywhere in the world. But the kind that only …

Sean Parnell, the Trump-anointed candidate for Senate in Pennsylvania, dropped out of the race a week ago after a custody hearing that featured lurid details of his relationship with his ex-wife. …

Now 18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse has been found not guilty for fatally shooting two men and wounding a third. He and a friend traveled to Kenosha, Wisconsin to protect local business owners …

I have no idea when you get old enough to “know something.” I was about five when I fell on the gravel running down what was then called the Como Road. I slid headfirst past six rows of cotton, …

Because life is mostly made up of little experiences, occasionally interrupted by big events, it’s easy to take the little things for granted.But Shutterfly, the photography and …

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