After watching the closing night of the Republican National Convention, where President Trump wielded the powers of his office and the federal government to promote his reelection campaign, it came as no surprise that U.S. Reps. John Joyce and Glenn Thompson (“Area Congressmen Say Future wit…

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After watching the closing night of the Republican National Convention, where President Trump wielded the powers of his office and the federal government to promote his reelection campaign, it came as no surprise that U.S. Reps. John Joyce and Glenn Thompson (“Area Congressmen Say Future wit…

One of the things I’ve discovered about the fantasy realm of comic books is the heroes usually don’t die. But if they do die, they are miraculously brought back to life through some sort of plot contrivance.

Sept. 1 began meteorological autumn. All official autumn weather data are recorded from Sept. 1 through Nov. 30. The National Weather Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other weather scientists use these dates to maintain uniform weather records.

Anything that reduces tensions in the Middle East and contributes to Israel’s security should be applauded. The agreement between the UAE and Israel to establish diplomatic relations in exchange for Israel’s suspension of settlements and claims to sovereignty over Judea and Samaria (as Israe…

The absence of fans in the seats as pro sports have resumed play prompts some thoughts about the basic tenet among fandom – that spectators not only are a critical part of the game, but they also have influence on the outcome.

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If you’re keeping count – and I’m sure you most certainly are – the 2020 college football season is scheduled to begin in fewer than 30 days. Nine games were slated to kick off on Aug. 29, with Oklahoma (vs. Missouri State) headlining that Saturday’s list of participants.

In a previous column, I commented on many positive aspects of the forced quiet time during the pandemic – more time for developing those hobbies and projects that have been “on hold” for way too long, for letter writing and FaceTiming, and for being in comfy clothes for more hours on more days.

Politicians and various social justice groups have long used labels that have nothing to do with the real intent of legislation, or an organization, to dupe the public. But, to paraphrase Shakespeare, a rose by any other name is still a rose.

President Donald Trump’s decision to combat violent crime in Chicago and other cities, whether invited or not, reminds me of President Ronald Reagan’s line about the “nine most terrifying words” in the English language: “I’m from the government, and I’m here to help.”

Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis, a top aide to Martin Luther King Jr., died last week. In 1965, Lewis suffered a fractured skull when he led 600 civil rights workers on a peaceful protest that turned violent as Lewis and the protesters were attacked by the police on the Edmund Pettis Bridg…

Early this week MLB Network ran a prediction show for this virus-impacted 60-game season, which would open play two nights later, a show that included speculation on what that abbreviated schedule might mean statistically.

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