John Young

11/20/2014 - 2:52pm

    The political Einsteins are flexing their brows over Nov. 4: They cite President Obama’s failure, Dems’ fecklessness, Republicans’ vision and efficacy, Mitch McConnell’s savoir faire. Egads.

    Sports fans: Is there anything...

11/06/2014 - 5:21pm

    The dictionary has nothing more extreme than “extreme.” No “extremer.” No “extremest.” So “State Sen. Dan Patrick” will have to suffice, if you’re talking extreme politics, as opposed to extreme cold,...

10/30/2014 - 1:30pm

    “The only thing we have to fear is . . . Let’s face it, folks, I’m scared spitless.”

     So said Franklin Roosevelt in 1933.

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10/23/2014 - 1:45pm

    They warned us.

    The picture in the paper showed two 60-something women, embracing and kissing, having just been pronounced spouse and spouse.

    As I looked at the photo, I felt it: a rumbling, crumbling sound. Earth tremor...

10/16/2014 - 1:21pm

    A controlling school-board clique seeks to sanitize the teaching of American history — scrub away unsightly blemishes like racial oppression and women’s liberation. Should be a piece of cake, right?

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10/09/2014 - 2:38pm

    “In respect of civil rights,” wrote Justice John Harlan, “all citizens are equal before the law. The humblest is the peer of the most powerful."

    Well, at least that’s...

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