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Too little, too late

The White House, where everyone is clamoring to work - at least according to Trump - took yet another blow last week when Gary Cohn, the president's top economic advisor, announced his resignation from the administration.

March 17, 2018 | Graham F. West | Columnists


Ways Democrats could screw up the midterms

Okay, Democrats, settle down. Drop the confetti and back away from the champagne. Stop punching each other in the arm, making with the whoop-whoop noises. Straighten your tie. These celebrations need to be put on hold. They are as premature as counting your chickens before they cross the road to a bridge that hasn't been burned yet.

March 17, 2018 | Will Durst | Columnists


Time to nurture America’s Irish-Inspired sense of humor

It's always grand in March of every year to pour myself a pint of Guinness and enjoy the glorious Irish wit.

March 15, 2018 | Tom Purcell | Columnists


The west is losing natural area at an alarming pace

"Disappearing Rivers," a Center for American Progress-commissioned report, was introduced to a Washington, D.C. audience recently. The report was unsparing in its criticism of developers, public utilities, irrigators and the mining industry.

March 15, 2018 | Joe Guzzardi | Columnists


Nearly Nashville: honky-tonks and hee haw

My first ever trip to Nashville, Tennessee, began with a connecting flight aboard a small commuter plane designed to comfortably transport exactly 44 Lego Minifigures. My seat and its proximity to the ceiling forced my neck to follow the curvature of the fuselage, but other than causing me to list to the right for the remainder of the trip, it really wasn't all that bad. I even discovered what my own knees smell like.

March 14, 2018 | Jase Graves | Columnists


Tillerson out, but was he ever really in?

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's exit has been on its way for so long it's arrival is anti-climatic. To understand why he's going though, one needs to look at the reasons he was picked.

March 14, 2018 | Peter Roff | Columnists


The steel dossier

Every candidate for office makes promises. Only the truly ignorant attempt to keep each and every one once elected.

March 13, 2018 | Blair Bess | Columnists


In defense of Trump’s tariffs

It's interesting how Trump's tariff proposal has opponents screaming it's the end of the world."

March 13, 2018 | Rick Jensen | Columnists


Trump’s worst enemy strikes again

Donald, Donald, Donald.

March 12, 2018 | Michael Reagan | Columnists


We must keep our eyes open

"Captain Jack" Crawford was one of the original Black Hills Rangers. He survived many Old West adventures and was called "The Poet Scout." Following is the fifth and final stanza of Crawford's 1889 poem, "Truth."

March 12, 2018 | Brian Hunhoff | Columnists


It is a basic American right

The political landscape is more polarized than ever and there seems to be little common ground for conservatives and progressives.

March 10, 2018 | Jim Zachary | Columnists


Parkland school shooting is your government at rest

During his nationwide 'Don't Blame Me' tour, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel told the Miami Herald he was unable to arrest the Parkland school shooter prior to the attack because "his deputies were legally 'handcuffed.'"

March 08, 2018 | Michael Shannon | Columnists


Jared Kushner’s no good, very bad week

It's been a rough week in Washington for Jared Kushner.

March 08, 2018 | Graham F. West | Columnists


President Trump is coming for your guns

The gun lobby has long stoked its constituents with the nightmare scenario of a president who'd swipe their God-given right to own weapons. The NRA frequently warned that Barack Obama was "coming for our guns," and that Hillary Clinton would "come for your guns." The group cringed at the prospect of a president saying something like this: "I like taking the guns early ... Take the guns first, go through due process second."

March 07, 2018 | Dick Polman | Columnists


Media struggle when Trump actually makes news

The Trump Administration's efforts to make policy and govern while also dealing with its own internal West Wing drama has news media careening, almost daily, down two separate tracks.

March 07, 2018 | Peter Funt | Columnists


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Oval Office Apprentice Raging Moderate by Will Durst President Donald Trump has failed at many end

President Donald Trump has failed at many endeavors: casinos, airlines, universities, steaks, wine, vodka, board games, two marriages, armed forces physicals, White House Communications Department ...

June 07, 2018 | Will Durst | Columnists


Crazy Rudy’s full court press

Last year, as the tightly wound spool of scandal surrounding his administration started to unravel, President Trump reportedly asked a roomful of White House officials ...

June 06, 2018 | Blair Bess | Columnists


The media continues to lie about Trump

The problem with the "fake news" meme is that such fabrications exist in two places - online at sites dedicated to creating falsehoods and mainstream news ...

June 06, 2018 | Rick Jensen | Columnists


For happiness, head for the hills

In my experience, the study's findings are true.

June 05, 2018 | Tom Purcell | Columnists


Roseanne’s dumb tweet

I'm burned out on Trump TV.

June 05, 2018 | Michael Reagan | Columnists


Downsizing: 20 mirthful years

My son thought I was kidding him, but I really am writing about the LIGHTER SIDE of the 20th anniversary of being downsized out of ...

June 04, 2018 | Danny Tyree | Columnists


Trump’s hair: an analysis

Many readers have protested this column's tiresome history of taking cheap shots at the expense of our 45th President. So today we reverse that ...

June 04, 2018 | Will Durst | Columnists


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