Sept. 4, 2013 01:06
Last week a grieving mother sat in a Billings Montana courtroom as Judge Todd Baugh justified his ruling that her daughter’s “rapist” would serve only one month in jail. The “assailant” was a male teacher, and three years after his encounter with young Cherize Morales, the 17 year old girl killed herself....
Aug. 21, 2013 10:10
I don’t care on which end of Interstate 40 you happen to live, last week’s political activity was an affront to common sense. Here in North Carolina, Gov. Arch Conservative and his band of right-wing legislators passed a law that dismantled the Voting Rights Act....
Aug. 15, 2013 08:39
According to legend, the Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain began seven centuries ago in Spain, not as a sporting event but rather as way for cattlemen to herd their stock through the streets in ...
Aug. 7, 2013 09:15
SJ: Sure I was nervous about it. When Simon & Schuster came to me and said, “You should write a book about your life,” I wasn’t sure I wanted to do that. I mean, that kind of exposure was not my cup of tea. On the other hand, it was one of the things I had never done, and I have that personality to want to experience everything....
July 31, 2013 09:00
After years of stalls and broken promises, state lawmakers agreed to set aside a paltry $10 million to be divided equally among the approximately 168 surviving victims who have been identified and officially confirmed as having been sterilized against their will....
July 24, 2013 09:50
Something’s wrong with Florida. First it was incompetent tabulators whose hanging chads stole the 2000 presidential election from Al Gore. Then it was the incompetent jury who gave Casey Anthony a free pass for murdering her baby. And last week, it was a really....
July 17, 2013 10:25
Afew days ago Bradley Manning’s legaldefense team rested their case. Lest we forget, three years ago Manning, then an Army PFC, leaked sensitive government information to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who then posted the secrets for all to see....
July 10, 2013 08:59
With the exception of being lost in a time tunnel for nearly two years, Robert Colbert always seems to be in the right place at the right time. Case in point: While serving in the military, Bob was offered a part time job as a disc jockey at a radio station in Okinawa, and one thing led to another....
July 3, 2013 09:00
“I was a cowboy in Oklahoma, where we raised white face cattle. I used to have to ride the fences, and in winter it was really cold. When I saw a break in the fence, I had to get down off of my pony with some wire, and fix that break. The thing I’m most proud of in my whole life is that, on my watch, not one white face got away....
June 27, 2013 10:02
In the annals of pop culture, there have been three great debates: Coke or Pepsi? Ford or Chevy? And Ginger or Mary Ann? The answers to the first two may never be settled, but I’m here to tell you that the third is a no-brainer. Mary Ann is, of course, a fictional character from the iconic TV comedy series “Gilligan’s Island....

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