April 16, 2014 10:27
The Miller Center at our third president’s own University of Virginia put it well: “In Thomas Jefferson’s mind, the first order of business for him as President was the establishment of a ‘wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another’ but which would otherwise leave them alone to regulate their own affairs....
April 9, 2014 10:17
As with all Americans, my wife, Gena, and I had our hearts broken again last Wednesday as we heard about another killing spree at Fort Hood, Texas, in which four people died and 16 more were injured at the U.S. Army’s largest active-duty installation.....
April 2, 2014 10:31
Fox News reported a few weeks ago about how the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo., removed a Bible verse from a cadet’s personal whiteboard. I am personally so disappointed that the branch of service that I served in to protect our freedoms is now trying to suppress them....
March 26, 2014 09:52
With Obamacare’s March 31 signup deadline and subsequent penalties looming over the heads of young and old Americans, citizens are wondering more than ever -- and with good reason, I might add -- whether Washington has dished out another bill of bad goods....
March 19, 2014 10:21
But against all the odds, Amy learned not only to walk again but also to snowboard. In fact, she became a world champion! Last Friday, at the age of 34, Amy won a bronze medal in the Paralympics, and she wants to share with us her secrets for success and overcoming life’s greatest obstacles....
March 12, 2014 11:10
In the first two parts of this series, I explained the comparative dangers and health risks of alcohol and marijuana. To elevate one over the other is like saying a plain doughnut isn’t so bad as a glazed one. The point is that neither of the drugs is good for us or our culture....
Feb. 26, 2014 09:45
Once upon a time, about as edgy as it got was Barbara Eden’s “I Dream of Jeannie” character, who showed her trim tummy, and Elvis swinging his pelvis on “The Ed Sullivan Show” -- though the broadcast screen only captured the upper half of his body as he did....
Feb. 19, 2014 10:05
Roberto Carcelen of Peru was racing in a 15-kilometer cross-country skiing event. One unique hurdle he had, however, was that he was competing with a fractured rib. He had suffered the broken bone days before the Sochi, Russia, games in a training crash....
Feb. 12, 2014 09:30
American snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg, a native of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, made the decision of his life in Olympic competition over the weekend, and it paid off big-time, with the first American gold medal — and the first gold medal in general — in the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia....

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