Sometimes history doesn't have to wait to judge -- and when it comes to dictators, even dead ones, we shouldn't either.
There are, to my mind, only two reasons to re-examine ballots in a presidential campaign.
In this season of Thanksgiving, a quirky source of gratitude has emerged -- Donald Trump's many campaign lies.
Now that the British have voted to secede from the European Union and America has chosen a president who has never before held public office, the French appear to be following suit.
A best-selling sports book, "The Boys in the Boat," describes the unlikely path of working-class blokes to gold-medal glory at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
The most helpful journalism is fact-centered, verified and solution-oriented. The most profitable is not. Understand that and "mass media" is explained.
How appropriate. Fate chose the week of the Egg Bowl for legislative leaders to have to wipe egg off their faces. How silly. House Republican leaders passed a rule, with Senate mimicry pending, to deny media access to the Legislature's contracts, only to find out they were violating their own law.
"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free ... it expects what never was and never will be." -- Thomas Jefferson
This is a football story with both political and legal implications.
President-elect Donald Trump's flirtation with Mitt Romney as a possible pick for secretary of state has injected a sliver of hope and change into an evolving administration that could use some.
Was this a "change election"? Donald Trump's victory is widely attributed to the public's thirst for something new, which he represented and Hillary Clinton didn't.
Last Thanksgiving our family had two dogs and two cats. It's looking like not long after this holiday, we'll be down to two.
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