Hernando de Soto, Part II

February 18, 2015 Dr. Ken Bridges “History Minute” Editor’s note: This is the second of two parts about the explorer Hernando de …

How many more wars?

February 18, 2015 Last week President Obama sent Congress legislation to authorize him to use force against ISIS “and associated persons and forces” anywhere in the world …

Right to be forgotten? Fuhgeddaboudit

February 13, 2015 Last May, the European Union Court of Justice asserted a “right to be forgotten,” ordering Google and other search engines to remove “inaccurate, inadequate, …

Sports Illustrated’s pluz-size controversy

February 12, 2015 Danny Tyree “Tyrades!” You’ve probably heard the hullabaloo about this year’s Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. The average American woman wears …

Southern inhospitality: HIV in Dixie

February 12, 2015 The HIV/AIDS crisis has never failed to evoke strong emotions on either end of the political spectrum. Many on the right see the …

Sunday shower

February 11, 2015 Jeanni Brosius “Where We Live” Sunday I watched as my niece struggled to get in and out of her chair.

A modest proposal for open carry

February 11, 2015 Jason Stanford There are those who dare to suggest that Texas unduly restricts firearms. They object at having to take …