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Column: Feeling grateful for law enforcement this week

When it registered with me this week that the ringleader, Omar Antonio Sanchez-Burgos, in MAGNET’s nine-person, multi-location raid Monday reportedly has connections to the Sinoloa cartel, I was stunned.

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Guest Column: Stupid Hostile Media

President Donald Trump drives people crazy.

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Guest Column: Things are Very, Very Bad for Donald Trump

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday to call his son, Don Jr. a “great person who loves his country.”

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Guest Column: Americans in Need of a Vacation

Boy, I could use a vacation about now – like millions of other hardworking Americans.

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Guest Column: Jury Duty: Honor Or Agony?

My 3-month stint in the circuit court jury pool has ended without my actually getting picked for a jury, and I’m deeply disappointed.

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Guest Column: Minimum Wage is Cruel to Those it’s Supposed to Help

There are political movements to push the federal minimum hourly wage to $15.

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Guest Column: Zuckerberg for President? Not on His Platform

Mark Zuckerberg, rumored to be (and acting like) a candidate for high office – possibly United States president, recently hosted the Facebook Communities Summit.

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Trump’s Warsaw Speech Was Inspiring

Once upon a time, praising the essence of what is America was a good thing. Normal even.

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Independence is Reason to Celebrate

Did you think about the signing of the Declaration of Independence last week?

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Democrats Will Be Tested as Menendez Stands Trial

On April 1, 2015 U.S. Senator Robert Menendez and codefendant Salomon Melgen were indicted on 22 felony counts of fraud, bribery and related offenses.

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Trump’s Media Flunky Thought ‘He Walked on Water’

With Trump on foreign soil attacking the free and independent press (CNN “has been faking news for a long time,” while NBC “is equally bad”), I’m recommending that you read The New Yorker’s richly-detailed article about The National Enquirer.

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Column: Art is powerful, even more so than words

Visual art comes in all shapes and sizes.

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Guest Column: Republicans and Democrats Pushing Back Against Trump

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf hit the nail on the head last week when he refused to play along with the Trump administration’s invasive and unwarranted request for unfettered access to his state’s voter rolls.

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Guest Column: Eating Crow Now That America is Great Again

Dear Noble Rustics...

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Guest Column: Today’s Kids Need a Taste of Parents’ 1970s Summertime

Ah, summer is upon us.

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Guest Column: Happy 200th Birthday, Henry David Thoreau

“Most of the luxuries and many of the so-called comforts of life are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.” – Henry David Thoreau.

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Column: Colleges: Islands of Intolerance

Is there no limit to the level of disgusting behavior on college campuses that parents, taxpayers, donors and legislators will accept?

Column: Why Democrats Voted Against Bills to Protect Americans

Only in Washington, D.C. will you find politicians so wrapped up in themselves, their party, crazed ideology, or something – that they will not come together to pass legislation for the sake and safety of the American people.

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Column: The Time Maxine Waters Cares About Borders

If you’d told me last week there were two California politicians who believed in borders, proving residency and preventing identity theft I would have thought you were auditioning for an anchor chair on CNN.

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Column: It Should Be An Interesting July 4 for Republicans

Senate Republicans better get ready for some fireworks. Their July 4 recess is going to be a hot one.

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Column: Tuning Out the Fake News Media

The stock market is soaring. The economy is improving and employment is up. But all you get from the Fake News Media (FNM) every night is more Trump bashing.

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Guest Column: Pelosi Stepping Down Would Be a Huge Loss … for the GOP

Should conservatives shut up about Nancy Pelosi or keep her in their public spotlight?

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Guest Column: For July 4, Let’s Have Some Common Sense

In the course of human events, it is necessary to renew our commitment to the principles and practices that made our country great in the first place.

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Guest Column: Low-Impact Dirt Naps: Are They Right For You?

“Where have all the graveyards gone? Gone to flowers every one. Oh, when will they ever learn?” – Pete Seeger and Joe Hickerson.

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Guset Column: School Inc.

Every year, almost every industry improves.