After lamenting “the crime and gangs and drugs that have stolen too many lives,” newly inaugurated President Donald Trump pledged: “This American carnage stops right here and right now.”
‘Tis the season of the year when people can look forward to gifts, carols, tinsel-wrapped trees, candlelight services, family togetherness and … keeling over with a coronary. That last fact was found in a bag of coal left under the tree by Swedish researchers. Their data suggest that the holiday ought to carry a prominent warning label from the surgeon general.
WASHINGTON — Cleveland has written the latest chapter in the unfolding scandal of the American criminal justice system.
“You’re the top! You’re an Arrow collar.
If you’re a woman who talks, you’ve been talked over.
What’s the biggest complaint people have about Congress? Most complain that they don’t do anything. And boy, oh boy, they’re well paid for doing nothing. Additionally, because of weakened insider trading restrictions on Congress and without term limits, most end up wealthy when they leave office.
WASHINGTON — For people who support the humane treatment of animals, including those that end up on America’s dinner plates, passage this week of the farm bill would be a gift befitting the season — and a grand bipartisan gesture to close out the year.
FLORENCE, Italy — It was here in 1614 that Tommaso Caccini preached a sermon in the church of Santa Maria Novella denouncing Galileo and other scientists who held the heretical view that the Earth circles the sun. This was one of the main triggers that brought Galileo to the attention of the Inquisition.