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In praise of pedophiles

In the first place, anti-pedophile laws don’t work.Pedophiles want to have sexual contact with child…

Stop the killing

Guns don't kill people; people do. We've heard it time and again, usually after some horrific shooting like the one that occurred in a Flori…

Ali vs Orlando

Editor’s note: This column first published June 16, 2016Muhammad Ali was a boxer known for his tough…

Once again

It’s nice to be with you once again. It’s been eight years since you heard from me, by readying my column, and I enjoyed that time so much w…

Cheering on the girls

Editor’s note: This column originally ran March 7, 2017.When I was a kid, my mom and I had a lot of …

SSA bill bounces between chambers

A school funding bill, HF 2230, passed the House chamber last week. On a party-line vote, a 1 percent SSA (State Supplementary Assistance) w…

Antiques? Or just creepy old stuff?

Last fall, it was time for my in-laws to move to a nursing home. They both had health issues that prevented them from continuing to stay in …

Caucus me one more time

Editor’s note: This column first published Feb. 11, 2016.Criticize the Iowa Caucus until you’re blue…

Chicken thief!

I opened the hen house door to a troubling sight. There were a lot of feathers and, in the corner of the hen house, a dead hen — Red, one of…
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