Feb 18, 2014 - By David Lightman, McClatchy Newspapers:  WASHINGTON -- Racing into a new century in which many of the old rules don't seem to apply anymore, Americans are overwhelmingly pessimistic about their chances ... [more]
Feb 18, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Seasonal battle
Feb 17, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  That was Barry Miller, and every community needs a few like him.
Feb 17, 2014 - By Carl Leubsdorf:  On the morning of President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech, the lead story on the front page of The New York Times laid out the details -- and the ... [more]
Feb 17, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  On Monday, many Americans get the day off work in observance of the national holiday honoring America's presidents. Presidents Day comes during a period in our ... [more]
Feb 14, 2014 - By The San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News:  The way sexual assaults are handled in the military is a disaster -- even the top brass concede this point. The Associated Press provided more evidence of that ... [more]
Feb 14, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  It's a mix of romance and common sense
Feb 14, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  The Cindy Hill case hits a couple of (mild) stumbling blocks at the Capitol
Feb 13, 2014 - By Lee Hamilton:  Let's start with the obvious: A democracy needs intelligence agencies. It needs to know what's happening in the world to keep the nation prepared and ... [more]
Feb 13, 2014 - By Clair McFarland:  But this Valentine's Day, there is plenty of love
Feb 13, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  The numbers in support of a regional pathology center in our county do too
Feb 12, 2014 - By The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:  Americans who learned of the death Monday of Shirley Temple Black at age 85 will recall her varied career as an actress, singer, dancer and, later, U.S. ... [more]
Feb 12, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Legal pot failed, and gay marriage likely will, but it's better to confront these issue than ignore them
Feb 11, 2014 - By Newsday:  Michael Sam has courage. Good for him. And now, good luck.
Feb 11, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  All Olympics
Feb 11, 2014 - By Mark Shields:  The Tax Reform Act of 1986 -- which dramatically cut individual rates, lowering the top rate paid from 50 percent to 28 percent, while closing down nearly $200 ... [more]
Feb 11, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  Now they are trying every stalling tactic in the book.
Feb 11, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Let's leave no stone unturned
Feb 7, 2014 - By Chris Peck:  Of course you aren't complaining about the cold weather.
Feb 7, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Interpretations vary on the EPA ruling, as well they might
Feb 6, 2014 - By The Milwaukee (Wis.) Journal Sentinel:  Environmentalists have made the Keystone XL Pipeline project a litmus test for President Barack Obama and anyone else with an opinion on climate ... [more]
Feb 6, 2014 - By Betty Starks Case:  How do you say "I love you?"
Feb 6, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  The Winter Olympics seem less about sports than ever
Feb 5, 2014 - By The Chicago Tribune:  As president, Bill Clinton often stated his view that abortion should be "safe, legal and rare," a summation that reflected the public's generally mixed ... [more]
Feb 5, 2014 - By Carl Manning:  There have been a lot of cloudy nights in the past month, but the stars are still out there, continuing to shine and twinkle. The mysteries of how the universe ... [more]
Feb 5, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  It happens too often, and the appointment process is no match for a public election
Feb 4, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Many in the community noted the retirement announcement of RoJean Thayer from Central Wyoming College. She worked for many years in the college's public ... [more]
Feb 4, 2014 - By Steven R. Peck:  Thanks, groundhog
Feb 3, 2014 - By Mark Shields:  There are legitimate reasons why we voters have been a lot more willing to trust the tough job of president to governors.
Feb 3, 2014 - By Randy Tucker:  But it certainly has the ability to stifle it.