John Young

07/31/2014 - 8:19pm

    Those of us who walked this planet 45 years ago this week remember exactly what we were doing that day when man first landed on the moon.

    I was in the back seat of the family station wagon in my pin-striped jersey and navy-blue ball cap, headed to an American Legion baseball game.


04/17/2014 - 4:52pm

    Everyone has experienced the oddness of meeting up with a long-lost acquaintance after many years, only to find impressions downright strange.

    So it is with me and marijuana.

    At least the smell of marijuana, that is.

04/13/2014 - 8:34pm

    As of mid-March, the nation’s rate of uninsured had declined to 15.9 percent from 17.1 percent in December.

    We can’t know exactly where the rate stands now, but it’s lower. And, well, the nation’s Republican leaders will not have that.

04/03/2014 - 1:41am

    What would you say if someone told you that your state’s emphasis on algebra was undermining math instruction?

    What would you say if that someone was a math instructor?

    What would you say if someone said algebra as...

03/20/2014 - 2:43pm

    As the deadline nears for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, two types of hardworking Americans should be furious.

    First: the working-poor millions who would be covered under expanded Medicaid if their state’s policy makers didn’t refuse it.

03/13/2014 - 2:06am


    The NFL hinted it would move the Super Bowl, and Apple said it could find a new place for a planned plant if Arizona legitimized discrimination most foul, most un-American, against gays and lesbians.

    In a...

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