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Sniffles and The Cyber go to town

My heart went out to Donald Trump Monday night when it appeared that he was under the weather. What could be worse than to be sick, sniffling through his first presidential debate just days after he was challenging Hillary Clinton's health and, during the debate,. . .

At Monday night's debate, Hillary Clinton reassured a fearful world

Watching Monday night's presidential debate from a country that has been bankrupted by populist economic ideas was instructive: Argentina's experience shows that good countries can make very bad political decisions that have lasting costs. Visiting in Buenos. . .

Aleppo: The lesson the world always seems to forget

In April of 1937, the war planes of Nazi Germany and fascist Italy chose a market day to bomb a Basque town, one of the first times a civilian population was deliberately targeted. Pablo Picasso, a native of Spain, quickly reacted by depicting the horror in his. . .

It’s time for Trump

Now that all of my inside-the-beltway, elitist, morally superior friends and colleagues have weighed in with their self-righteous denunciations of Donald Trump, it's my turn. After initially opposing his candidacy for president, I have come around to another. . .

Need a 'big, bad dude'? White criminals need not apply

I'm not here to debate the shooting of Terence Crutcher. His death a little over a week ago at the hands of one of your officers has, of course, created a firestorm. Betty Shelby has said she shot the 40-year-old man after he refused to communicate with h. . .

Everyone is impacted by the blurring of what's proper, mannerly

We are living in an anything-goes era. Doing "your own thing" has become a basic tenet of our modern culture. Instead of conversing with each other at dinner, family members get on their phone to communicate with someone else or play games. Everyone seems to want. . .

City pay hikes like Xmas in September

Christmas came early this year for Jonesboro police officers. Apparently not wanting to disappoint firefighters and other city employees, Santa Claus is making a return trip with his bag of goodies to dole out more obscene raises to those city employees who woke. . .