Civil asset forfeiture laws need revamping

Years ago, a Corvette cruised along the highway, adorned with “police” insignia and red and blue lights. On the back was this message: ...

April 23rd, 2017 |  


Three stories: A teacher, a family and a state

Three stories: A teacher, a family and a state

This column is about three stories – about a teacher, a family and a state. They are both historic and modern. But they are really about one ver...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Mad bombers just so 20th century

Bombing is dumb. The Age of Destruction is a foolish logic. Mother Nature is offended and is showing us that annoyance — and this will worsen as...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Let the Camp iRock fun begin …

Let the Camp iRock fun begin …

The time has finally arrived for me to write about Camp iRock Year 3. I am so excited because honestly, it’s the most wonderful program ever.Cam...

April 17th, 2017 |  


What do bunnies have to do with Easter?

What do bunnies have to do with Easter?

One of the most holy days in Christianity will be celebrated Sunday, the day marking Jesus’ resurrection three days after the crucifixion at Cal...

April 16th, 2017 |  


His story is everlasting and eternal

His story is everlasting and eternal

He road into town on a wave of nationalistic populism. The masses believed he would bring changes and literally free them from the oppressive establis...

April 16th, 2017 |  


Passover decoded and explained

Passover decoded and explained

When the frilly Easter dresses and suits start showing up on the racks at Walmart, I know it’s getting close to that time of year: Passover.Yeah...

April 14th, 2017 |  


Income tax: No honor among thieves

Income tax: No honor among thieves

Former US congressman (and presidential candidate) Ron Paul kept a placard on his desk reading “don’t steal — the government hates c...

April 12th, 2017 |  


The importance of “Awareness” months

The importance of “Awareness” months

If you would have asked me five years ago what Autism Awareness Month meant to me, I would have shrugged and said “nothing.”That wouldn...

April 10th, 2017 |  


We’re aking the wrong questions about Syria

We’re aking the wrong questions about Syria

As I write this, two key questions remain unanswered, and a third mostly unasked, about a deadly daybreak attack on Khan Sheikhoun, a northwest Syrian...

April 8th, 2017 |