John Young

09/18/2014 - 3:54pm

    Back in the ‘70s as a reporter for the college newspaper, I went to a faculty nutrition expert for a story about hunger in America.

    Sounded relevant, right?

    Well, “hunger”...

06/09/2014 - 1:12am

    To those on the left who say Barack Obama hasn’t done anything about climate change: Time to eat those words.

    To those who cup their ears and hum loudly when climate scientists say something has to be done: Time to keep cupping.

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05/29/2014 - 2:51pm

    “No new taxes.” Ah, the sound of spring preening when lawmakers recess.

     Despite these claims, it’s amazing how policymakers in “low-tax” states figure out ways to convince voters of their presumed fiscal sainthood.

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05/26/2014 - 5:09pm

    The first thing that occurs to an observer is that this is a mismatch in weight classes. The big-gutted officers fit in the sumo category. The college students? They fit in the stringy category.

    Stringy but strong-willed, they stand tall — even as they get riot-...

05/18/2014 - 11:35pm

    It’s always odd to see how some whose allegiance to Christ is most explicit seem allergic to much of what Christ said. About materialism. About militarism. About inclusiveness. About forgiveness.

    Then there’s Christ’s comment about public piety...

05/12/2014 - 5:35am

    CBS’s unsung “Trophy Wife” is one of few sitcoms true to its “com.” In part, this is because it allows the children in its cast to be childish.

    In one episode, gangly teen Warren, prodded to try out for a sport, announces he’s...

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