Recent Columns

This NFL Season Is in Handcuffs
October 15, 2021 by Peter Funt
In the national obsession known as fantasy football, the most valuable position this season is not the quarterback or wide receiver, it’s the handcuff...
Amid the Playoffs, a Look Into Baseball’s Future
October 15, 2021 by Joe Guzzardi
Major League Baseball’s odyssey toward the World Series began with two wild card games — the Boston Red Sox defeating the New York Yankees, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beating the St...
Joe Biden’s ‘Angry America’
October 14, 2021 by Michael Reagan
Making Sense by Michael Reagan It’s not until you leave the United States that you realize how angry Americans are...
Jon Gruden is Just the Tip of the NFL’s Racism Problem
October 14, 2021 by Elwood Watson
He said the quiet part out loud is a phrase commonly used in the Black community when referring to whites and others who reveal their innermost thoughts...
For Republicans, It Remains the Donald Trump Show
October 13, 2021 by Carl Golden
Alice Roosevelt Longworth, the free-spirited tart tongued daughter of Teddy, once described her president father as someone who “wanted to be the corpse at every funeral, the bride at every wedding and the infant at every christening...
Have You Hugged A Bureaucrat Lately?
October 13, 2021 by Danny Tyree
Tyrades! Consider the adjectives that get recycled ad nauseum when bureaucrats are mentioned: “faceless,” “unelected,” “anonymous”… Bureaucrats deserve more positive adjectives...
Looking Ahead Following Dismal Jobs Report
October 12, 2021 by Joe Guzzardi
For the second consecutive month, Wall Street analysts and media business forecasters badly missed the Bureau of Labor Statistic’s job creation total...
The Pitfalls of Daylight Savings Time 
October 11, 2021 by Tom Purcell
Be extra cautious when you “fall back” on Nov. That’s the date we must set our clocks back one hour in honor of daylight savings time...
We Stand on the Shoulders of Others
October 10, 2021 by Christine Flowers
I was watching TV the other night, and one of those ubiquitous campaign ads popped up. Other than the fact that it was refreshingly positive and didn’t engage in any vitriol there was nothing particularly notable about the ad...
Lawmaker Unintentionally Highlights Importance of Men in Family Planning
October 8, 2021 by Maria Fotopoulos
Rep. got media traction recently when he proposed requiring vasectomies for men once they hit age 40, or after their third child, whichever came first...
The Pandemic, Time, and Not Letting the Moments Go
October 8, 2021 by John L. Micek
SARASOTA, Fla. I’d only been standing there for a couple of minutes, and my shirt already clung to me in the Florida heat. “What brings you here? He was a wiry, well-tanned man, probably somewhere in his 70s. Really chatty....
Where Do You Stand on The Leaf-Raking Issue?
October 6, 2021 by Danny Tyree
Tyrades! (Skip the wet sucker – per Linus van Pelt...
Obama’s Immigration Warning to Biden
October 5, 2021 by Joe Guzzardi
In a recent ABC "Good Morning America" interview with co-anchor Robin Roberts, former President Barack Obama sent a clear, but somewhat couched, warning signal to President Joe Biden...
SNL Stumbles Over Biden
October 4, 2021 by Peter Funt
Whatever problems the real Joe Biden faces with polls and policies, they pale in comparison to what fake Joe Biden characters are suffering on “Saturday Night Live. His performance, to be diplomatic, was not very good...
The Rise and Fall of the Shopping Mall
October 4, 2021 by Tom Purcell
My buddies Ayres and Klinger and I walked its crowded corridors for hours on Friday nights, hoping to meet girls...
The Anti-abortion Movement is on the March
October 4, 2021 by Christine Flowers
I remember when people were poring over photographs of President Trump’s inaugural back in 2017, trying to disprove his theory that it was the largest crowd in history. It wasn’t even close, which didn’t particularly bother me in the least...
Sticking With My Father on John Hinckley
September 30, 2021 by Michael Reagan
Making Sense By Michael Reagan News that a federal judge had approved the unconditional release of John Hinckley Jr...
Republicans are the Clowns in the Debt Ceiling Circus
September 30, 2021 by John L. Micek
It's way past political cliche, but that old "Popeye" comic strip where J. In case you missed it, on Monday, Republicans in the narrowly divided U...
The Lie About Border Patrol Agents is Still a Lie
September 30, 2021 by Rich Manieri
Simply saying something over and over doesn’t make it so. No matter how many times I say, “I’m a good golfer, I’m a good golfer,” the reality is I still stink, as anyone who has seen me on the course will verify...
Is Your Safety Plan Up to Date?
September 29, 2021 by Danny Tyree
Tyrades! Since I have a hair-trigger for gabbing about bloodborne pathogens, bodily fluids, corrosives, and other appetizing subjects, we no longer have a Christmas party or even a holiday party. party...
Are Democrats Going to Get Their Act Together or What?
September 28, 2021 by Dick Polman
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Joe Biden Versus the Press
September 28, 2021 by Carl Golden
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Is It Autumn for America?
September 27, 2021 by Tom Purcell
The autumn leaves are expected to be extra vibrant this year in Pennsylvania, though they are changing colors a week later than is normal. Very few things are “normal” this year...
Why I Think Feminism is a Farce
September 27, 2021 by Christine Flowers
Whenever I write about abortion, I get a lot of pushback from people who disagree. There is no wiggle room for me, no negotiation, no gray areas. I am a conservative, an anti-feminist, a woman of the far right...
Will Jill Save Us From Old Joe?
September 24, 2021 by Michael Reagan
Making Sense by Michael Reagan Does anyone on the planet really still believe Joe Biden has the mental faculties to be president? Anyone in the media? It’s time for Democrats and Republicans to be honest...
Biden to Deport Haitians: Too Little, Too Late
September 22, 2021 by Joe Guzzardi
Last week, the Biden administration announced it will begin eight daily flights to return Haitian illegal immigrants from their makeshift shelters under Texas’ International Bridge...
Can You Handle Tomorrow’s Automotive Dealerships?
September 22, 2021 by Danny Tyree
Tyrades! Mom-and-pop dealerships, cagey price negotiations and eye-popping inventories will be left in the rearview mirror as the industry shifts toward consolidation and customers ordering customized vehicles online...
College Football Fan Follies
September 21, 2021 by Jase Graves
Before a couple of weeks ago, it had been over twenty years since my wife and I attended a Texas A&M football game...
To Save America’s Cities, It Is Time to Be Bold
September 21, 2021 by Peter Roff
When it comes down to it, many of the significant problems associated with the COVID pandemic resulted from a failure of imagination. The proper response is not timidity or inaction...