Tuesday, June 27, 2017

If idle hands are the devil's workshop, idle thoughts are, what, the product of a devil's advocate? Maybe, but one election result from early...

The final Saturday in October swept me three hours south for lunch with my parents and nearly-new grandniece and, later that Halloween afternoon, backwards...

Almost before her first cup of government coffee cooled, Christine Varney, the antitrust chief at the U.S. Department of Justice since April 20, tossed...

If the generals and admirals within the concentric walls of the Pentagon -- hardly a bastion of greenie weenies -- view global warming as...

In the transition from farm boy to student to journalist, I skated and stumbled through several academic departments at the Big U. For example,...

On the sunny, first Sunday of October, Willie Nelson, 76; Neil Young, 63; John Mellencamp, three days shy of 58, and Dave Matthews, 42,...

The distant hickory trees sport golden crowns and the neighbor's white oak has begun to flash hints of scarlet when the wind rustles its...

The two, almost-funny moments in The Informant!, Hollywood's comedic treatment of the deadly serious, 1995 price fixing scandal at Archer Daniels Midland, failed to...

If pushed to guess, I suspect that few of the lengthy, laudatory obituaries published the week after his Sept. 12 death would have pleased...

As many Eastern Cornbelt farmers nervously estimate just how many frost-free days (weeks?) they'll yet need to bin an almost certain to-be-late harvest, it's...
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