The perils of being directionally challenged
Sometime in the early 1300’s, according to Spanish tradition, the guys who were in charge of delivering bulls to the bullfight found themselves in a quandary. For whatever reason, (possibly a zoning code) the bullring was located on one side of town and the corrals were on the other.
OPINION: How do I America?
A weekend full of celebrating what makes this nation great has left me with one fundamental question.
Fightin' Words: Make yourself comfortable at the soccer table, America
This game will continue to spread in America, and to those it picks up and wraps around in warmth, I say...
Immigration bus protest was shameful display
Tuesday marked the first time I was not proud to be an American.
OPINION: SCOTUS decision makes Hobby Lobby's religion freest in the land
The win for corporations like Hobby Lobby in the contraceptive exemption case in the Supreme Court was actually sealed many years ago.
Over reactions plague all walks of life
Zoos, and basically animal enclosures of all kinds, are a hot topic right now. Special interest groups across the nation are working diligently to shut down Sea World. Leftists view such habitats as dangerous for the creatures that dwell there.
Fighin' Words: Stadiums becoming toys of the wealthy?
This stadium upgrade announcement allows me to bring up a mildly alarming trend when it comes to sports stadiums at the moment.
Thinking about breaking up? Flip a coin
In their latest book, 'Think Like a Freak," Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner suggest that, contrary to what many people have told you in life, you should quit. That is, when things get tough, you shouldn't always tough them out and stick with it. Instead, you should quit and do so sooner rather than later.
For millennials, out-of-wedlock childbirth is the norm
This month brings us yet another reminder that, for young Americans, having children outside of marriage is very much "the new normal," as The New York Times once put it.
Still another war in Iraq
Twice this nation has gone to war with Iraq. We poured at least $21 billion into reconstruction, and billions more into military training and equipment for the Iraqi army. We had a civilian police force training program touted as the "most ambitious" since the Marshall Plan, the U.S. aid program that rescued Europe after World War II.
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