Trump’s win shocks media & elites

Trump’s win shocks media & elites

Before discussing Donald Trump’s astounding victory, another quick observation from the Drew Hastings trial.Because of conflicting testimony, th...

November 14th, 2016 updated: November 14th, 2016. |  


I hope it doesn’t snow much

I hope it doesn’t snow much

It was a winter Saturday evening like many during high school years. I was warm and snug in my Chevy Vega, had a date by my side, and with nothing els...

November 11th, 2016 |  


Juries apply law with humanity

Juries apply law with humanity

I had a chance to chat with Robert F. Smith, the special prosecutor in the Drew Hastings case, a few times while the jury was deliberating Wednesday. ...

November 10th, 2016 updated: November 10th, 2016. |  



Baby smiles make things better

Baby smiles make things better

Since returning to work a month ago I have not done a column. There are multiple reasons for that. One is time, and I’m always short on that, it...

November 8th, 2016 |  


Political correctness on ballot

Political correctness on ballot

Political correctness – which has been a hot topic locally as much as nationally - may not be on Tuesday’s election ballot under those wor...

November 7th, 2016 updated: November 7th, 2016. |  


She left a lasting impression

She left a lasting impression

Scrolling through The Times-Gazette’s general email account the other day I came across something that stopped me in my tracks. It was an obitua...

November 4th, 2016 updated: November 4th, 2016. |  


What will America be on Nov. 9?

What will America be on Nov. 9?

On Tuesday, the American people will make a decision that will affect the course of the next several generations. Tens of millions of people under the...

November 3rd, 2016 |  


Why endorsing Trump is an oddity

Why endorsing Trump is an oddity

In case you missed it, The Times-Gazette made national news with our endorsement of Donald Trump for president.First, Politico magazine called asking ...

October 31st, 2016 updated: October 31st, 2016. |  


Looking for a new road

Looking for a new road

Editor’s Note – This is the second and final part of a column that began in this space one week ago.When we last left off I had had a rule...

October 28th, 2016 |  


Will Hillary concede the election?

Will Hillary concede the election?

While Donald Trump is the one who endlessly gets asked the question, let’s be honest, the candidate most likely not to accept the results of the...

October 24th, 2016 updated: October 24th, 2016. |