| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:53 AM
WASHINGTON -- Elections supposedly prevent convulsions, serving as safety valves that vent social pressures and enable course corrections. November's election will either be a prelude to a convulsion or the beginning of a turn away from one.
| Feb 16, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Hello Texas, Virginia and Montana ... and thank you for buying medical services for us Cajuns and Coonasses! Oh, and thanks for contributing $2.5 BILLION to Senator Landrieu's re-election campaign.
What’s that you say, you don’t recall the...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 7:32 AM
One of my “huh?” moments of the past couple years were the oldsters lining La Canada Boulevard here in Green Valley as the Tea Party movement started to gather steam. All they wanted, their signs explained, was for the government to get out of...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:09 AM
The U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld an injunction preventing the state of Indiana from enforcing a law that would defund Planned Parenthood because the organization provides abortions.
In 2011, the state legislature passed a bill that would&...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 3:07 PM
A lot of kids would rather go hungry than eat something they don't like. Or something they think they don't like.
Nowhere has that been more apparent than the lunchrooms of Lake County schools, which put a new rule into place last fall that required kids...
| Aug 11, 2012
Josias Ortiz-Nelson didn't think it was unusual when he was told by telephone in April that his dentist's office was moving from Hartford to Cromwell and a shuttle service would pick him up for an upcoming appointment.
But when the shuttle service...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:56 PM
Fifth District Republican congressional candidate Andrew Roraback started cracking the code of rival Lisa Wilson-Foley's generous campaign contributions to Democratic U.S. Rep. Christopher Murphy's first two campaigns for Congress in 2006 and 2008....
| Aug 16, 2012
| 9:55 PM
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Many people in Pauline Konrath's situation live in a nursing home. At 85, she has dementia and Parkinson's disease and uses a wheelchair.
But she doesn't live in a nursing home because her son, Joe, moved her in with his family. It's not an easy...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Did you see where the Florida Department of Transportation is sponsoring a NASCAR car this weekend at Daytona?
Actually, you're the one sponsoring it, since the $175,000 being spent on Joe Nemechek's car is public money.
It's all part of the state's...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 9:46 AM
WASHINGTON -- "It is not a white flag of surrender," Florida Gov. Rick Scott said.
This was technically true: Scott did not wave a banner of any color when he announced Wednesday that he wants Florida to expand Medicaid, a key piece of Obamacare....