GOP Tax Plan: Hardly “reform,” but tax cuts “cost” nothing

GOP Tax Plan: Hardly “reform,” but tax cuts “cost” nothing

The Trump administration and congressional Republicans released their grandiosely titled “Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code”...

October 18th, 2017 |  


Time to take off those training wheels

Time to take off those training wheels

Behind the scenes of any business there is a flurry of activity going on — stuff the consumer never sees — that goes into producing a prod...

October 16th, 2017 |  


Bail not meant to enable holding political prisoners

Bail not meant to enable holding political prisoners

The US Constitution’s Eighth Amendment forbids “excessive bail” in criminal prosecutions. That prohibition seems somewhat vague. I g...

October 15th, 2017 |  


Come on fall — I am ready for you!

Come on fall — I am ready for you!

There is a saying out there that advises a person to dress for the job they want, not the job they have. It’s wise advice, but I have taken the ...

October 13th, 2017 |  


A Nobel prize for sanity?

A Nobel prize for sanity?

The Nobel Peace Prize for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a wonderful tribute to the many millions of people around th...

October 11th, 2017 |  


Oh sister, where art thou?

Oh sister, where art thou?

I swore up and down I wasn’t going to write about this: It was too personal, it was too fresh and it impacted too many people. There was no way ...

October 9th, 2017 |  


The violence comes home again

The violence comes home again

In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, as in the wake of all the high-profile mass shootings that preceded it, the big question looms: Why?John Whiteh...

October 8th, 2017 |  


Satan rises in Las Vegas but angels fly high

Doubters of Satan were furnished all the proof they should need as a living Satan arose to the top of Mandalay Bay hotel last Sunday night and unleash...

October 8th, 2017 |  


Urgent: Reinstate ban on assault weapons to prevent mass killings

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the nearly 600 victims and their families of the largest mass shooting in US history last Sunday night in Las Vegas...

October 6th, 2017 |  


A column of no words

A column of no words

I’ve thought all day about something meaningful to say about Las Vegas, and I’ve got … nothing. No platitudes. No words of wisdom or...

October 6th, 2017 |