September 6, 2012 RSS feed / Editorial

Gone South

First hurricane of the year

The Weather Channel folks could hardly contain their glee. After a couple of years with little hurricane activity, a tropical storm named Isaac popped up and all those meteorologists saw job security written all over it. I saw trouble. More...

A woman smells better than a man

 It was American singer Josh Groban who made the following sage observation: “There’s no half-singing in the shower, you’re either a rock star or an opera diva.” More...

Dollars & Cents

Livestock and fuel battle heating up

Everyone realizes that the worst drought in over 50 years has caused food prices to escalate. But people may not be aware the drought also threatens to create a bare-knuckles brawl between the livestock and fuel sectors. More...

Practical Money

High school grads need to understand credit

If you’ve got a recent high school graduate who’s getting ready to head off to college or join the workforce, let me share a few lessons I learned the hard way about managing personal finances that you can pass along to your kids. More...

Football is only a game

Quick, look out the window. Your favorite football team won its season opener sometime over the weekend and all is right with the world. Even if your team lost, the sun still came up. You still have to go to work. More...

Inside the Statehouse

Small town boys do well

Writers and historians have done extensive research over the years seeking to ascertain how our nation’s leaders reached their pinnacle of power. These exhaustive studies have delved into the personas from every angle imaginable. More...

National Review

A food stamp nation

Tom Vilsack is one of the most important welfare administrators in the nation. Oh, yeah — he’s also secretary of agriculture. More...

Cornbread & Buttermilk

Columbus of space sails away

Neil Armstrong first man on the moon in 1969 dies at the age of 82 More...

Greasepit Grammar

Eminent or imminent?

Just when Bubba thought he had straightened out the difference between “eminent” and “imminent,” Edie Bonferraro of Rochester, N. Y. More...