John Young

01/17/2017 - 1:00pm

    “Indy, why does the floor move?”

    “Hand me the torch.”

    In “Raiders of the Lost Arc,” Indiana Jones deals with a cavernous well filled with snakes, and with flame as his only ally.

09/16/2016 - 3:00pm

    We interrupt non-stop coverage about what happens during an NFL national anthem to bring news that actually might matter.

    (By the way, ending that national anthem crisis is simple, says my wife: Stop televising it. Three national annoyances go away...

09/12/2016 - 8:00am

    He was in a pinch, on a deadline, and short on cash. So the employer hired undocumented workers.

    Working day and night, they demolished a building that the employer ultimately would replace with a structure that would make him a lot of money.

09/03/2016 - 9:00am

    More sad tidings for all you “law and order” types, particularly you candidates and elected sorts who think shortcuts to order are what law entails.

    Another court has affirmed what long has been...

08/26/2016 - 10:00am

    Lyndon Johnson's aides were in a celebrating mood the day in 1965 when he signed the Voting Rights Act. They were surprised, then, when Johnson interjected this sobering advisory: “It’s also the day we gave the South to the Republicans for the rest of...

08/13/2016 - 1:00pm

    For the purposes of this discussion, let’s think of Congress as a fetid pool of ideologues.

    In frosty February, many weeks before mosquito season, President Obama foresaw an emergency and acted on it....

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