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A Miscarriage of Justice at Duke

The Scottsboro Nine, the 1931 story of black teens wrongfully convicted of rape because of their skin color, was the single greatest miscarriage of justice of the first half of the last century.

March 23, 2016 | Christine Flowers | Columnists


GOP Gapes at its Existential Crisis

It's thigh-slappingly funny to recall that RNC chairman Reince Priebus said on the eve of this national race that "Republicans will choose from a deep bench of presidential material."

March 22, 2016 | Dick Polman | Columnists


Media ‘R’ Trump

Is the media to blame for Donald Trump?

March 22, 2016 | Peter Funt | Columnists


Easter: The Next Generation

Palm Sunday will find me back in an adult Sunday school class, after having taught the class of my 12-year-old son Gideon for the past several months.

March 20, 2016 | Danny Tyree | Columnists


The Government’s War on Free Speech

During her appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee last week, Attorney General Loretta Lynch admitted that she asked the FBI to examine whether the federal government should take legal action against so-called climate change deniers.

March 20, 2016 | Ron Paul | Columnists


Ted Cruz Just In It For Himself

Ted Cruz is the man with the plan to defeat Donald Trump and secure the Republican future for 'true conservatism,' at least according to Ted Cruz.

March 18, 2016 | Joseph Cotto | Columnists


Republicans Advocating Mob Censorship

I wonder what Ted Cruz hoped to gain from blaming Donald Trump for the leftist mob that forcibly shut down his rally in Chicago?

March 18, 2016 | Michael Shannon | Columnists


Unresolved Anger is Destroying America

Left unchecked, anger is as destructive to a nation as it is to individual souls, always beginning with fear and ending with hate.

March 17, 2016 | Susan Stamper Brown | Columnists


St. Patrick’s Day Brings Needed Levity

St. Patrick's Day couldn't have arrived at a better time.

March 17, 2016 | Tom Purcell | Columnists


Liberals and Their Unintended Consequences

If the law of unintended consequences was actually a law enacted by legislators, it would likely be of no consequence at all. Unfortunately it's a force of nature, not of man.

March 16, 2016 | Rick Jensen | Columnists


Are Expired Foods Your Future Diet?

I really should be prejudiced against this week's topic, but I'm not.

March 16, 2016 | Danny Tyree | Columnists


Nancy's Reagan's Mission Was Her Husband

When we talk about marriage today, it's usually in connection with breakups, wedding excess, or the victory of LGBT advocates. For many, traditional long-term unions are becoming as rare as a protest-free Oscars ceremony.

March 15, 2016 | Christine Flowers | Columnists


Hillary's Autumn Vulnerability

If you believe, as I do, that Donald Trump could defeat Hillary Clinton this fall and become America's first certified autocrat, you need look no further for evidence than Tuesday night's Michigan Democratic primary.

March 15, 2016 | Dick Polman | Columnists


How Ronald Reagan Celebrated St. Patrick’s Day

(Editor's note: A version of this column ran in March, 2014. It is an excerpt from Tom Purcell's book, "Comical Sense: A Lone Humorist Takes on a World Gone Nutty" available at Amazon.com.)

March 13, 2016 | Tom Purcell | Columnists


Only Two Paths Remain to Stop Trump

With Super Tuesday now behind us, we can take stock of exactly where the race for the Republican nomination for President currently stands:

March 13, 2016 | Matt Mackowiak | Columnists


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Veterans Day by the numbers

"I had no idea that many men and women have served our country in our armed forces."

November 11, 2017 | Tom Purcell | Columnists


Thanksgiving: have you already missed it???

As far as Thanksgiving songs are concerned, "Over the River and Through the Woods" may soon be replaced by rock group Chicago's "Does Anybody ...

November 11, 2017 | Danny Tyree | Columnists


Always searching, sometimes finding

There are those times when something tells you that instead of turning that way, it might be better to turn this way. Have you ever ...

November 09, 2017 | By the Rev. George O. Martin | Columnists


If we can’t discuss issues, how can we solve them?

"I'm afraid to discuss politics and current events with anyone except my wife and best friends, and it's regrettable that millions of Americans ...

November 09, 2017 | Tom Purcell | Columnists


Another mass shooting, more ‘thoughts and prayers’

"Reports out of Texas are devastating. The people of Sutherland Springs need our prayers right now," U.S. House Speaker Paul J. Ryan, R-Wisc., tweeted ...

November 09, 2017 | John L. Micek | Columnists


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