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For six months, some of President Trump’s most implacable foes have invested great hope in two Republicans – former Rep. Joe Walsh and former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld – who are challenging the president for the GOP nomination. Could they do some damage to Trump’s re-election prospects?

Everyone is made in the image and likeness of God. Every person has a purpose on this Earth. Do we believe this?

The Democrats who impeached President Trump knew they did not have a prayer of removing him from office. But they also knew impeachment might have another effect – to weaken the president and reduce his chances of winning reelection in November.

When conservative ringmaster Matt Schlapp officially didn’t invite Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, to his annual ultra-right confab – the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) – eye-rolling was suddenly trending.

It is election season, so we face several more months of claims about the U.S. economy. Predictably, the economy is neither as good as the incumbents profess it to be, nor bad as those running to unseat them assert. The real truth is somewhere in between. Of course, each side will be armed w…

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spent his life in service to our nation. Now it’s up to us to carry on his legacy.

Important issues tend to be difficult, with deeply entrenched opinions and interests. They also attract the attention of media, political leaders, citizens and especially lobbyists. Recently, while explaining the results of two very contentious studies, I was asked who paid for them. That is…

Republicans have such a strong grip on Indiana – holding the governor’s office and super majorities in both legislative chambers – that it is difficult to see beyond the fact. It sometimes feels as though it must have always been so and always will be so.

Marion is moving quickly to use tax increment financing (TIF) to help fund the development of the former Marion National Bank Building, now called Ridley Tower, after yet another developer approached the city looking for a handout.

As news spreads about the coronavirus outbreak in China, airports will begin to look more like hospital wards.

Marion generosity helped improve Christmas

It’s no secret that our city and county governments are strapped for cash.

It is my right to say whatever I wish to you. I’m privileged to have this forum in which to do it. Get the difference?

Treating the opioid crisis

Our Coach, Our Legend

No matter your political affiliation, former National Security Advisor John Bolton needs to testify in the Senate impeachment trial.

Since the end of the Great Recession, more than a quarter of economic growth in Indiana has been swallowed by ballooning healthcare cost growth. Our healthcare spending is a clear national outlier, ranking only behind Alaska. Since the end of the Great Recession, increased healthcare costs a…

“Why did Auschwitz happen? Why? I don’t have an answer to that. How, I know.”

Remembering a former Marion musician 

The presidency of Donald Trump rose to a crescendo Tuesday night, bringing our nation’s successes and failures into full view.

The witch hunt impeachment hoax

Indiana’s economic future will be primarily determined by the share of Hoosier adults who graduated from college. If that share remains low, our economy will languish, our incomes will continue to fall further behind the national average and our best-educated citizens will relocate elsewhere…

While the majority of Americans most likely lie closer to the middle of the political spectrum, our democracy has been commandeered by extremists.

A wrecking ball for Marion

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