Nov 18, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  Much of the current grumbling stems from inherent prejudice against anyone but a white man serving as the nation's commander in chief, but other factors are ... [more]
Nov 18, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  The next morning after an Election Day defeat, there is no place I know more empty than the headquarters of the losing candidate.
Nov 18, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Districted county commission voting has yielded unpredictable results -- and that's not all bad
Nov 16, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Think of a school bus as a traffic signal on wheels, and drive accordingly
Nov 16, 2012 - By Paul Richter, MCT Washington Bureau:  WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has begun to reassess its foreign policy on such topics as Iran, Syria, Afghanistan and missile defense, that were viewed ... [more]
Nov 15, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Joe Meyer's reassuring words
Nov 15, 2012 - By Betty Starks Case:  The holiday is past, but I'm remembering a small boy about age 5 who rang our doorbell on Halloween. He sent my thinking into an orbit of its own.
Nov 15, 2012 - By Ben Feller, The Associated Press:  WASHINGTON -- Setting an unflinching tone for his second term, President Barack Obama on Wednesday accused two top Republicans senators of lobbing outrageous ... [more]
Nov 14, 2012 - By The Dallas Morning News Services:  So for all that cash (billions) spent to fund all that campaigning (relentless) and all those ads (millions), what do we get? The same president, the same ... [more]
Nov 14, 2012 - By Carl Manning:  Daylight Saving Time has ended, so we get a little more morning light, but evening is upon me before I get off work. It is just a little bit shocking that ... [more]
Nov 14, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Highway overpasses and underpasses for critters may well be needed in Fremont County
Nov 13, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  I doubt Karl Rove is doing this, nor the football prognosticators who picked Alabama and USC to go undefeated in college football and play for the national ... [more]
Nov 13, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Warm vs. cold
Nov 11, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  It's difficult to work up a good worry when it's almost 70 degrees in November.
Nov 11, 2012 - By The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:  Congratulations, Mr. President. You've overcome one of the nastiest political campaigns in the nation's history. And, at $2.6 billion, one of the most ... [more]
Nov 11, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Too many states proved again Tuesday that they don't know how to run an election
Nov 9, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  With Obama re-elected, Republicans must find a new focus for the next four years
Nov 9, 2012 - MCT:  WASHINGTON -- The outsized role that Latino voters played in securing victories for President Barack Obama and Democratic Senate candidates has energized the ... [more]
Nov 8, 2012 - By Doyle McManus:  He might escape the pattern of history, but only if he finds a way to turn his own weakness into an asset.
Nov 8, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Hubbub
Nov 7, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  The quirks of the ballot gave the 2012 vote its own flavor and distinction
Nov 7, 2012 - By Chris Jones, MCT news service:  There was insufficient evidence of a Romney upset to get the talking heads excited by the possibility of a real surprise.
Nov 6, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  At last, election day is here, and with it my biennial list of ballot predictions. What follows does not necessarily match my own voting. Unless otherwise ... [more]
Nov 6, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Election night at The Ranger
Nov 4, 2012 - By Randy Tucker:  When choosing a school board member, avoid those who seem to have an ax to grind.
Nov 4, 2012 - By Mark Shields:  After watching the 2012 presidential debates, I only wish that President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney could have personally observed ... [more]
Nov 4, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  Today's presidential election strategists deliberately shoot for a close election
Nov 2, 2012 - By Kevin G. Hall, McClatchy Newspapers:  WASHINGTON -- Nearing Election Day, the economy offers mixed signals to voters.
Nov 2, 2012 - By Steven R. Peck:  If we don't help ourselves, nobody else will do it
Nov 1, 2012 - By The Chicago Tribune:  John Franklin Stephens is a Special Olympics athlete who has written a letter that we hope all Americans will read, regardless of their political philosophy or ... [more]