Additional Articles

  • Don’t take on the good guys: The Kamala Harris example

    The 1989 Cher song “If I Could Turn Back Time” comes to mind when I think about the end of Kamala Harris’s campaign to be the Democratic candidate for president.

  • The luck of the draw

    The main problem, said Windy to himself, is a lack of variety. He got up from his kitchen table and poured a fourth cup of coffee. The weather outside was terrible, he didn’t have any work to do today, Ramses was healthy and asleep over next to the heater. Not bad, said the old cowboy philosopher and camp cook.

  • A better way to determine how your tax dollars are spent

    Again this month, Congress is operating under a Continuing Resolution, or CR, that expires just a few days before Christmas.

  • We need to better serve our Native American neighbors

    When education fails our children, our foundation crumbles. So it goes for our Native American friends and neighbors.

  • Judiciary hearing useful for the history it illuminated

    The irony the Democratic impeachers are courting in the latest phase of their drive to remove Donald Trump from the White House is that their efforts may have the effect of helping him win a second term in the White House.

  • It’s Trump, not his supporters, who should scare us

    To hear some people tell it, the sky is definitely falling.

  • House Dems advance toward impeachment of President Trump

    WASHINGTON – The House released a 300-page impeachment report last week detailing wrongdoing by President Donald Trump when he asked the Ukrainian president to dig up dirt to smear former Vice President Joe Biden, one of his chief rivals in the 2020 presidential election.

  • Where does all the time go? To the doctor’s office

    I often hear retired people say, “I’ve never been busier. I don’t know where all the time goes.” Well, I know where it goes: It goes to the doctor’s office.

  • Driving opportunity

    On Dec. 3, I proposed my budget to the Legislature for Fiscal Year 2021. Just like many folks are experiencing, money is tight for the state this year.

  • All I want for Christmas is a small nuclear reactor for South Dakota

    Congress has been drafting the Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2019 to help solve our current nuclear waste impasse. If successful, nuclear waste from power plants could be transferred to interim storage sites while work on a permanent repository progresses.

  • Freshly fallen

    Sometimes a poem can seem to be like a jeweler’s setting, in which a gemlike image is presented.

  • Do the right thing: Welcome refugees

    Although it’s been a long time, I can still picture Mr. Napp cleaning the church. We lived right next door to the church building in Conneaut, Ohio.

  • Take care of your lawn; keep making progress

    In my most recent recap mailing of our city utilities billing, there was information in respect to a new yard waste cart.

  • Democrats should heed Obama’s message

    The Democrats should be listening to Barack Obama. He is only one of two Democrats to win the presidency in the last 43 years, and the only victor in the 21st century. So he knows what he’s talking about, and he was right on target when he told a party fundraiser last month that Democrats “have to be rooted in reality.”

  • Debate surrounding acting legal AG’s legal authority intensifies

    Washing-ton – If you are having a hard time keeping track of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, you are not alone.