May 19, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Without a good field of candidates for voters, elections can't serve their full purpose
May 16, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  And we shouldn't refuse to teach it in our schools
May 16, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  A horrible accident near Gillette sounds an alarm for everyone
May 16, 2014 - By The Dallas Morning News:  The Department of Veterans Affairs' treatment of former service members remains a national disgrace and a betrayal of veterans, who deserve timely medical ... [more]
May 15, 2014 - By Betty Starks Case:  Let's remember who backed the illegal SF104, the 'Hill Bill'
May 15, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  And the community newspaper there marks the occasion well
May 14, 2014 - By Doyle McManus:  Hillary Rodham Clinton sure sounds like a woman who wants to run for president.
May 14, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  They are disputed nationally at every turn, but the local figures don't lie
May 13, 2014 - The Associated Press:  WASHINGTON -- The pro-gay rights rulings of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy have been a key spark in the march toward legalized gay marriage. To counter ... [more]
May 13, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Winter's cling
May 12, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  Oh, the things you find between the dishwasher and the wall.
May 12, 2014 - By Mark Shields:  Personal political scandals have a typical script: penitent wrongdoer is diagnosed with a previously unnoticed medical condition and, almost miraculously, ... [more]
May 12, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Our species can do many thing the others can't. Three of them are inquire, remember and reminisce. On this Mothers Day, we ought to do all three.
May 9, 2014 - The Hartford Courant (Hartford, Conn.):  The infectious disease measles was declared "eliminated" in the United States 14 years ago, thanks to widespread vaccination, but that doesn't mean it is ... [more]
May 9, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  Earth's oldest man says he's lived so long because he never had children.
May 9, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Benghazi is about to become a circus, with risks and rewards for all sides
May 8, 2014 - By Alan Lowenthal, For MCT News Service:  Can you imagine a baseball game where every stadium had its own rules?
May 8, 2014 - By Clair McFarland:  Yes, I am trying to learn to speak French
May 8, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  The reasons for prohibition are straightforward and legitimate
May 7, 2014 - By Carl Manning:  I listen to the radio when I drive. I like NPR, and it usually has some gems of information that I then like to blather about in conversations. Recently there ... [more]
May 7, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  The new report sparks a familiar quarrel -- and a good question
May 6, 2014 - By Noam N. Levey, McClatchy-Tribune News Service:  WASHINGTON -- Signs-ups for insurance through President Barack Obama's health law varied widely across the country in the first year for the online ... [more]
May 6, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  The new month
May 5, 2014 - By Mark Shields:  To be fair, most Republicans have never hidden their distaste for campaign-finance laws that place limits on how much someone can give to a political candidate ... [more]
May 5, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  Sometimes it's fun to do, and to watch.
May 5, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  If we woo a new carrier, there will be questions and answers for both sides
May 2, 2014 - By Thomas Beaumont, The Associated Press:  CHICAGO -- Raising U.S. educational expectations through national goals was a priority for Republican President George W. Bush. But many of his would-be ... [more]
May 2, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  Missy White has a personal stake in success
May 2, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Legislators are right to reconsider a special session on Cindy Hill
May 1, 2014 - By The Dallas Morning News:  "To Kill a Mockingbird" is one of America's most beloved books. The seminal tale follows Atticus, a courageous, strong-willed, morally impeccable lawyer, and ... [more]