Published on Wednesday, 17 January 2018 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
like-a-duckOnce again, Trump insists he is not a racist, despite continuing to give evidence to the contrary. He even made the unbelievable claim that he was the least racist person ever.  Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 16 January 2018 2:15 pm by Peter Smith
when-we-could-talk-to-each-otherAs I was driving along I-71 during a visit to Kentucky, where I lived and worked for many years, I passed one of the state's grimmest landmarks. It's a roadsign marking the spot where 27 people were killed in 1988 when a wrong-way drunk driver rammed a church bus, igniting the gas tank.  The disaster quickly became a signature event for one of ... Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 12 January 2018 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
genius-barTrump was incensed by the passages in Michael Wolff's book, Fire and Fury, that depicted the president as not being very smart. He defended his intelligence by labeling himself a "stable genius."  Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 11 January 2018 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
ski-jumperNorth Korea may actually send athletes to the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. Meanwhile, Kim Jong Un is reassuring Seoul that all of his missiles are aimed at America. Comforting to know.  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 10 January 2018 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
brewed-on-grant-resolute-fanWho cares about bomb cyclones, Russian hacking or North Korea's nukes as long as the Steelers win in the playoffs?  Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 09 January 2018 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
dog-shamingSteve Bannon is shameless. First, he goes all scorched-earth on Trump and the Trump family in Michael Wolff's new book ... then he kisses up and profusely apologizes. This whole bromance feud is disgusting!  Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 09 January 2018 1:30 pm by Peter Smith
indulgence-offered-for-march-for-life   Catholics who attend the annual anti-abortion March for Life in Washington on Jan. 19 can receive indulgences that would spare them or a deceased loved  one in Purgatory, according to Pope Francis, who has authorized the "plenary indulgence" for the event. As the diagram above shows, participants wanting to qualify for the indulgence ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 08 January 2018 5:10 pm by Peter Smith
mennonitesWinston Churchill reportedly once quipped that Americans and Brits are divided by a common language. Or maybe it was Oscar Wilde or George Bernard Shaw. Or Abraham Lincoln or Mark Twain. In any case, the expression comes to mind often in matters of religion. Mennonites are only the latest group who could be described as being divided by a common ... Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 08 January 2018 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
bomb-cycloneThe national focus on sexual harassment in the workplace now includes Pennsylvania state government.  Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 07 January 2018 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
historyThe new book by Michael Wolff, Fire and Fury, has Donald Trump Tweeting fire! This inside look at a dysfunctional White House paints a very negative picture of our Commander-In-Chief. Trump has threatened to sue if Wolff doesn't cease and desist.  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 05 January 2018 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
garden-pestRecreational pot may now be legal in the most populous state in the union, but that doesn't mean Attorney General Jeff Sessions will like it. In fact, he is eliminating Obama-era rules that go easy on weed.  Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 04 January 2018 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
nuclear-babiesU.S. foreign relations has come down to Trump bragging to Kim Jong Un on Twitter about the size of his doomsday button. And me with my bomb shelter only half built.  Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 03 January 2018 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
trump-s-wallThe only wall Trump has succeeded in building is the partisan wall between Red and Blue voters. Mexico ain't paying for this one either. We are.  Read More and Comment
Published on Monday, 01 January 2018 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
gop-resolution2018 is a midterm election year and should give both parties reason for soul-searching. As fir the GOP, it will be hard to search a soul you no longer possess.  Read More and Comment
Published on Sunday, 31 December 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
collusionIt is a year into the Trump presidency and we still don't know the secret reason why Trump loves Putin so much. Whatever the reason, it must be juicy.  Read More and Comment
Published on Friday, 29 December 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
power-outagePuerto Rico is still suffering, much of the island without power, three months after Hurricane Maria. This is a shameful tragedy.    Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 December 2017 1:00 pm by Peter Smith
religious-figures-among-most-admired-againThe Rev. Billy Graham reached Gallup's annual Most-Admired Men list for the 61st time, a record that's about as likely to be outdone as Lou Gehrig's consecutive-games streak is. Oh, that's right -- it was. So you never say never. But unless a Cal Ripken of admirability comes along, Rev. Graham will hold the record beyond not only his lifetime, but ... Read More and Comment
Published on Thursday, 28 December 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
traitorMany people, myself included, are upset that Steelers legend James Harrison is going to be wearing a Patriots jersey. Look, I believe in second chances. I rooted for Peyton when he went to the Broncos and Brett when he left Green Bay. Everyone deserves the opportunity to extend their career by going somewhere else, but this reeks of revenge for not ... Read More and Comment
Published on Wednesday, 27 December 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
missingWhere have all the deficit hawks gone, long time passing ... Where have all the deficit hawks gone, long time ago ...  Read More and Comment
Published on Tuesday, 26 December 2017 12:00 am by Rob Rogers
2017-return2017 will be known as the year when women and all victims of sexual assault stood up and said enough is enough. Bravo.  Read More and Comment