February 4, 2016 RSS feed / Editorial

Purged history is bad history

Gone South

You may have read about “The Great Renaming Craze of 2015.” All over this land of ours people are demanding that the names of flawed public figures be removed from the buildings and streets and such, places that were named by people who d More...

Global growth prospects down

Dollars & Cents

Disturbing news has surfaced as international financial turbulence continues. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently revised its forecast of economic growth downward for 2016. More...

How LBJ became ‘Landslide Lyndon’

Inside the Statehouse

There are a good many stories about elections of the 1940s and 1950s where votes were bought and elections stolen. The most brazen and blatant stealing of an election occurred in the 1948 race for the U.S. Senate in Texas. More...

Drinking with both hands in China

* It was American journalist and poet Max Eastman who made the following sage observation: “People who demand neutrality in any situation are usually not neutral but in favor of the status quo.” More...

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