Nov 5, 2013 - By Lauren Loricchio, McClatchy-Tribune News Service:  HAGERSTOWN, Md. -- Following the pledge of allegiance, a group of conservative Marylanders take their seats and listen to Delegate Neil Parrott, R-Washington ... [more]
Nov 5, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  What snow?
Nov 4, 2013 - By Mark Shields:  The numbers for the Republican Party are beyond discouraging. The Grand Old Party is hemorrhaging support.
Nov 4, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  It used to be commonplace, but now it is all but unheard of.
Nov 4, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  There is no one to blame for intrusive electronic spying but ourselves
Nov 1, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  At a recent Friday night football game at Wolverine Field, as I was working the end zone with my camera, some younger boys were having fun with the "weebles." ... [more]
Nov 1, 2013 - The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:  The United States consumes 99 percent of the hydrocodone used in the world. Opioids are over-prescribed and frequently abused. Overdoses from narcotic ... [more]
Nov 1, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Objectors to shipping Wyoming coal to the Pacific ports need a better argument
Oct 31, 2013 - By Betty Starks Case:  Somehow, we found a way to make it fun
Oct 31, 2013 - By The Miami Herald:  Members of the U.S. House and Senate are meeting this week to reconcile disparate farm bills. The prospects are not pretty. Though the bills are similar in ... [more]
Oct 31, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Sometimes it really can solve a problem
Oct 30, 2013 - By Chris Peck:  Why did the dog have a bad bowel accident on the very day that my wife and I were leaving for a week of vacation?
Oct 30, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  If can be safe and fun at the same time
Oct 29, 2013 - By Doyle McManus:  Imagine a future in which real wages for most workers decline year after year; a future in which middle-class jobs that disappeared in the Great Recession ... [more]
Oct 29, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Four out of five
Oct 27, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  With the federal health care website failing, let's prove our state can do a better job
Oct 27, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  In case you hadn't noticed, the first begets the second.
Oct 25, 2013 - By Kevin G. Hall, MCT Washington Bureau:  WASHINGTON -- The monthly unemployment rate holds almost mythical importance as a barometer for the health of the U.S. economy. But what if it's not telling us ... [more]
Oct 25, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Recent events again point out the shame of not having a school auditorium
Oct 24, 2013 - By The Seattle Times:  Disturbing revelations about the voracious appetite of the National Security Agency for personal email and instant messaging accounts stir a basic question: ... [more]
Oct 24, 2013 - By Clair McFarland:  Or, as we refer to it at my house, Halloween
Oct 24, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  You know there is an unused coat in there, and Coats for Folks needs it
Oct 23, 2013 - By The San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News:  The partial government shutdown and the debt ceiling crisis cost the United States billions, after nearly upending the world economy.
Oct 23, 2013 - By Chris Peck:  They aren't very well equipped to deal with change
Oct 23, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  It probably will be years before a consistent hunting season is established
Oct 22, 2013 - By Mark Z. Barabak, McClatchy-Tribune News Service:  New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie backed away from a court fight over same-sex marriage on Monday, further staking his place near the political middle ground as ... [more]
Oct 22, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  Snowy fall
Oct 19, 2013 - By Randy Tucker:  He and the other astronauts were the heroes of my youth.
Oct 19, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  With the Wyoming State Winter Fair struggling to survive, here's a suggestion -- again
Oct 18, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  I was relieved to learn that echoes of early childhood and fatherhood still can be heard.