John Young

07/21/2014 - 1:43am

    My son, the skateboarder, has a name for people who dress the part, talk the part, but who don’t really do what dedicated skateboarders do. He calls them “posers.”

    On immigration, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn is a poser. He talks about it – oh, my, yes. But when it comes to doing something about it,...

02/27/2014 - 2:42am

    I’ve never been one to dwell on anniversaries. But what the heck.

    Last year's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act came in the sesquicentennial year of the Emancipation Proclamation.

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02/20/2014 - 3:24pm

    Wrong. Incorrect. Erroneous. Fallacious. Bogus.

    Choose your modifier for the headline-a-palooza the other day that alarmed (much of) a nation.

    Breathless were the reports: “Obamacare to cost 2.3 million jobs.”...

02/13/2014 - 4:35pm

    At one time in my life I had no use for it. Hated it.

    I hated what snow did to the morning newspaper, how it crimped my driveway basketball dominance, how it curbed mobility in all forms except on skis.

    And now?

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02/06/2014 - 10:00am

    This just in: John McCain -- too liberal for the Republican Party. Guilty as charged, and as pronounced last week by state committee members of the Arizona Republican Party. They voted to censure the state's senior senator, and is anyone surprised?

    McCain's...

01/30/2014 - 10:00am

    Football being the fixation of the nation right now, let’s employ a gridiron analogy to understand what’s become of society’s most important pursuit.

    The issue: helmets and brain injury. Ostensibly built to protect the brain, impervious to...

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