| Mar 17, 2009
This is like watching an emphysema patient try to cure himself by smoking more.
Florida is dying from a spreading plague of vacant homes, vacant stores and vacant offices. And up in Tallahassee, the solution offered by legislators is more vacant homes,...
| May 2, 2011
NEW YORK — If you really, really dislike Barack Obama, his long-form birth certificate, finally proffered in exasperation, is quite simply a counterfeit.
If you are a fan of the president — or even a respectful critic — you are relieved...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 3:21 PM
If you read newspapers, then you probably remember the '60s. The adults lectured us about the evils of marijuana while holding a Jim Beam in one hand and cigarette in the other.
That bit of hypocrisy pales compared with what kids are seeing out of...
| Sep 23, 2010
It wouldn't have been shocking for Universal Orlando to turn its Halloween Horror Nights event into a "greatest hits" package this year. Like a hungry vampire lurking around a darkened corner, many fans expected a "best of" theme to swoop in and mark a...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 3:12 PM
Any time that you try to kid my 4-year-old granddaughter, Lucy, or when you tell her to do something that is absolutely outrageous (like ask her to get ready for bed or to turn off the television), she turns, looks you right in the eye and says, “...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 11:49 AM
7/6/11 - Grain market bulls have recently been on the run, hoping to avoid being turned into steers in recent weeks as they have lost a lot of equity. Most of that was due to the recent USDA acreage report, where it was found that a lot more acreage...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:36 AM
Overdoses from prescription painkillers are skyrocketing across the U.S., according to the CDC, and Hoosiers have not escaped what health officials are calling a public health epidemic.
"The disease was bigger than Bryan. In the end, he got caught up,...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 5:01 PM
Floridians are fired up!
In the past few weeks, I've received hundreds of calls and emails from readers who want to fight back against politicians who waste their money, fight their votes and coddle the special interests.
Well, amen, brothers and...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 9:23 AM
Backward reels the bad guy, pummeled and stunned. Round goes the good guy's granite fist, finishing its gorgeous orbit after connecting with the villain's smirking mug.
Up jump hope and inspiration, fortified by daring fictional heroes on the page and on...
| May 15, 2012
| 7:56 PM
There are so many technological advancements for which I am grateful.
Smart phones. Automatic coffee makers. God bless the remote control.
But if I could erase one from the face of the planet, it might be the "All Caps" button on computer keyboards....
| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:20 PM
From a terrible epidemic comes a beautiful documentary. More than any other nonfiction work I've seen, with far-reaching intelligence and grace, David France's "How to Survive a Plague" relays what happened in the early years of AIDS. And what didn't...