I spent last weekend in a hotel with 950 sorority women learning about sex. How’s that for an opening line? Are your fantasies afire? Curiosity aroused?
The Rs and the Ds could fight over ad space in voter registration.
Moral questions abound, from Poland to Penn State.
I’m old-fashion on this one: It’s parents who choose to bring children into the world.
Dick Lugar inspired good people and whetted their appetite for public service.
Some stories aren’t reported on network news because they simply didn’t happen.
In the midst of Mega Millions mania, statisticians were telling would-be bettors that the odds of winning the big jackpot were far lower than the odds of being struck by lighting.
Ever the junkie for news, behind-the-scenes details, snarky comments and additional perspective—and increasingly unwilling to wait for an evening newscast or morning paper to get my fix—I often sit with my iPhone close at hand, checking feeds from Twitter and Facebook.
For the past few weeks, Washington has been buzzing about contraceptives. It’s to be expected from a dramatic comedy dripping with sex, religion, government and health insurance.
“There is more than one kind of freedom, said Aunt Lydia. Freedom to and freedom from. In the days of anarchy, it was freedom to. Now you are being given freedom from. Don’t underrate it.” —Margaret Atwood, “The Handmaid’s Tale” For the past few weeks, Washington has been buzzing about contraceptives. It’s to be expected […]
Private clubs and private businesses are subject to all kinds of reasonable government measures. Why exclude smoking?
As one commentator said, Indianapolis “crushed it.”
Just before Christmas, I received a nasty-gram in the mail from a firm called ORS.
Had we applied Sen. Vaneta Becker's rules to “America the Beautiful” in 1976, George Carlin and I would, presumably, have owed the piper.
But has a liberal arts education instilled the ability to adapt well past mid-career?
Former Butler University President Bobby Fong once told me the average undergraduate on his campus would experience six different careers—not jobs, but careers—during his or her working life. He also said many of those careers had not yet been invented. Bobby used this story to underscore the value of combining professional study with liberal arts […]
When you take center stage, expect your blemishes to show…and be discussed.
Are we providing for the common defense when parents have to supplement their sons’ and daughters’ military equipment?
Insight into the aftermath of campaign 2011.