Thought police on patrol
April 14, 2014 WASHINGTON — Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to The Washington Post demanding a ban on any article questioning global warming. more »»
Obama still being cautious
April 12, 2014 Diplomacy was what Otto Von Bismarck had in mind when he stated that politics was the art of the possible. You had to hear the “footsteps of God” then “grasp onto the hem of his garment. more »»
Is Heaven on earth — or above?
April 12, 2014 During this past Holy Week Hollywood appropriately timed the release of two films that present opposing portrayals of the afterlife: “Heaven is for Real” and “Transcendence. more »»
What is a professional development school?
April 12, 2014 You may have read in The Inter-Mountain that Third Ward Elementary has a new banner saying that it is a Professional Development School, but what does that really mean? The three key elements of a... more »»
How to assist evil
April 10, 2014 “Engineering Evil” is a documentary recently shown on the Military History channel. It’s a story of Nazi Germany’s murder campaign before and during World War II. more »»
Dangerous mischief in Ukraine
April 10, 2014 WASHINGTON — The report that protesters have declared two eastern Ukraine cities to be independent republics questions President Obama’s assurance that there is no “military solution” to the crisis... more »»
U.S. and Canada, together at last
April 10, 2014 What country do Americans overwhelmingly like the most? Canada. What country do Canadians pretty much like the most? America. What country has the natural resources America needs? Canada. more »»
Politics gets too personal
April 9, 2014 Many of those radical environmentalists and liberal politicans have managed to scare to death over global warming are too young to remember the bugaboo of just a few decades ago. more »»
Campaign finance causes big stir
April 9, 2014 The recent Supreme Court decision over-ruling some Federal Election Commission restrictions on political campaign contributions has provoked angry reactions on the left. more »»
Pets can help solve crimes
April 8, 2014 As far as crime laboratories go, it is not very impressive-looking. And it is not very big, with a permanent staff of just three forensic scientists and a few intern. more »»
Meetings must be open
April 8, 2014 On March 24, I called attention to Philippi City Council member Terrence Boyd’s speech that declared he was willing to charge citizens with a misdemeanor and file libel charges if he felt free speec... more »»
How do real women cast their vote?
April 8, 2014 “The conservative minds of the Heritage Foundation have found a way for Republicans to shrink the gender gap: They need to persuade more women to get their MRS degrees. more »»