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We’ve had editorials on this topic before but it’s always good to issue a reminder: Winter thrills, sometimes, can kill. In the last couple of weeks, a Rockland County snowmobiler died when his … more
Here are a couple of unusual items that popped up on our news wire in recent weeks. Hotel rooms for Chicago’s homeless. With temperatures in Chicago plummeting past 20 below zero last week, … more
It turns out your iPhone may have been spying on you. In an AP story carried in the Daily Sentinel dated Jan. 29, Apple acknowledged a glitch that allowed iPhone users to listen in on other iPhone … more
What do you do when an elderly driver is clearly not in the right mental state to get behind the wheel? What do you do when that person, only two days earlier, had provoked a serious accident by … more
We saw an interesting item in the South Bend (Ind.) Tribune that spotlighted a recent court case involving an Indiana resident and serves as an emphatic reminder of the power of public records laws. … more
Whether you are pro-life or pro-abortion, Roe v. Wade can be considered “good law” insofar as it used a rational basis to allow medical professionals and courts to make practical decisions. … more
Three-year-old Casey Hathaway was found alive and well around 9 p.m. last Thursday night near his home in rural Craven County, North Carolina. Casey was in relatively good health and spirits, … more
January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. The Department of Defense continues to raise awareness and do its part to end this crime in which force, fraud or coercion is used … more
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes to make assaulting a journalist a felony. His proposal is unworkable, unprincipled, and poorly thought out. Our Declaration of Independence and Constitution treat … more
Sometime within the next few weeks, barring complications, Noah Schumacher will provide a life-saving gift to a total stranger, someone whose identity he might never learn. Schumacher, the senior … more
Missouri Gov. Mike Parson has rejected a request to transfer state workers out of a downtown St. Louis office out of concern over crime, the Post-Dispatch reports. Crime is a concern downtown, the … more
In the Netflix film “Bird Box,” a mysterious force overtakes Earth, causing masses of people to do suicidal things. The only protection is to wear a blindfold for all outdoor activities -- … more
Electronic gadgets are now part of all of our lives -- from the handheld devices we carry and check nonstop for messages to alarm systems that protect our loved ones and property. But it has begun to … more
Forty years ago, military veterans made up roughly three-quarters of Congress. By 2017, the proportion had dwindled to fewer than 1 in 5. The number of veterans on Capitol Hill will dip slightly … more
It’s reassuring to see Rep. Anthony Brindisi stand up for representative democracy in the face of Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s ongoing attempts to subvert it. Pelosi appears to have denied Brindisi a … more
If the mainstream media had integrity they would reveal the hypocrisy of Democrat congressional leadership that previously supported a Mexican border security wall. Opposition became politically … more
Janet Fein has accomplished an awful lot during her 84 years on this planet, including raising five kids and working in various secretarial jobs. She retired at age 77 as a secretary at Texas … more
Let’s pause from the chaos of the U.S. federal government -- with its breakdowns and shutdowns -- the volatility of the stock market and the never-ending debates over the structure of the College … more
Fast food is so unhealthy that you’d have to be high to eat it, some say. Maybe that explains why a Florida man got arrested after trying to pay for his McDonald’s drive-thru meal with pot … more
France recently reignited international debate on what to do with artwork in Western museums stolen from former colonies and war-torn states. France has agreed to return 26 works plundered from Benin … more
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