What are Washington's Objectives in Syria?
January 3, 2014 On June 23, 1941, the day after the Germans invaded Russia, Harry Truman stated on the floor of the Senate: “If we see that Germany is winning, we ought to help Russia, and if Russia is winning we... more »»
Q&A on the IRS Commissioner
December 24, 2013 Q: Will new leadership at the IRS fix the agency’s recent problems? A: As the tax collector-in-chief for the federal treasury, the Internal Revenue Service and its commissioner bear a Herculean task... more »»
Slices of Life - Kids say the darndest...
December 13, 2013 If you’re ever around kids for any extended period of time - or even a not so extended period of time - you’ll observe firsthand they come up with some interesting, unique, hysterical and brutally... more »»
December 13, 2013 During the tugs of war that crop up in Washington during political debates and policymaking, it’s not surprising the act of legislating has often been compared to the art of sausage making. more »»
Iowa Juvenile Home Update
December 6, 2013 In my previous column I talked about a meeting between a delegation from Toledo and the governor’s office regarding the Iowa Juvenile Home (IJH). more »»
November 26, 2013 Liberty is lost when it’s seized by government or freely relinquished in response to false pretenses and misleading promises. Liberty isn’t lost all at once; it’s lost bit by bit. more »»
Q&A on Budget Conference
November 26, 2013 Q: What are the next steps to resolve the budget impasse in Washington? A: The 16-day partial government shutdown ended with a deal to appoint a budget conference that includes 29 lawmakers from the... more »»
Slices of Life - Becoming a breadwinner
November 15, 2013 I’ve never been much of a breadwinner. Heck, I’m not much of a bread baker, and possess neither the mixing nor measuring skills required to take home any ribbons from any country fair. more »»
Q&A on National Adoption Month
November 15, 2013 Q: Why is National Adoption Month observed in November? A: During this season of thanksgiving, millions of American households open their homes to friends and family from near and far. more »»