Guest Commentary

Why I Ran

Politics has lost its way. It’s become a curse word.

Fun with Shrapnel

'Boys will be boys'

We live in a culture that encourages aggressive behaviors and at times allows those behaviors to go unchecked. This is particularly true when it comes to our sons.

Stop Calling Me Surly

Gratitude for beloved immortals

It’s been an unexpectedly cold and cruel year.

Editor’s Note

The NCAA crime ring

It is one of those stereotypes for a reason — this is basketball country. 

Guest Commentary

A constitutional crisis of Obama's making

As Benjamin Franklin emerged from Independence Hall at the close of the Constitutional Convention, a lady asked, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?” Franklin fam

Keeping Up with the Jones

Prelude to the Black General Political Strike

“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.

Summary of My Discontent

Thanks for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday.

Editor’s Note

You're damn right I am biased

Something I wrote last week has been bothering me.

Fun with Shrapnel

Not monolith

Women are not monolithic. We do not all like the same things. We do not all fear the same things. It is dangerous to assume that we are all a single entity.

Stop Calling Me Surly

A pyrrhic victory

On election night, Mitch betrayed no lingering malice against Alison.