Ever since the beginning of the pandemic, there’s been a disturbing caveat to the casualty reports. Many of the dead, the reports say, had “comorbidities” — other conditions that left them especially vulnerable to the virus.
We Americans share a common faith in democracy as the best and most just system of governance. We treasure government “of the people, by the people and for the people.” With the founders, we believe that governments derive their authority from the consent of the governed.
We hear or read about someone becoming the victim of a scam nearly every day.
Perhaps it is no wonder that some members of the U.S. Senate view the filibuster as a divine instrument.
Although there are very few things that surprise me, I have to admit I was a bit taken aback by some of the reactions on social media lately that I had been shot — booster shot, that is.
Drug addiction continues to plague Bartholomew County — a crisis that shows no sign of ebbing, and one that cuts short far too many lives with devastating consequences for families, friends and our community.
The 60-something man behind the counter of the little Army/Navy surplus store stared at me intently from the moment I walked in.
The 2016 presidential campaign called, and it wants its bad ideas back. Regretfully, Indiana’s 2022 U.S. Senate race appears to be headed toward focusing on the worst ideas of one of the worst campaign seasons ever. That is, if the incumbent Marine has his way.
We expect a lot from our public servants, and most of them go about their work with quiet dedication, dignity and professionalism worthy of our esteem. There were a couple of glaring exceptions in the headlines last week.