An apple a day keeps the dentist away

An apple a day keeps the dentist away

I did something on Monday that I’ve only really ever done a handful of times: I called in sick.And, get this, I was actually sick. Well kind of ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


We must stand united against terror

The frightened and panicked screams tear through the heart.Children, teens and parents enjoying a carefree night of music at an Ariana Grande concert ...

May 25th, 2017 |  


It takes too long to write a headline!

It takes too long to write a headline!

If you could have any super power, what would you choose?Most people, if asked, would come up with something traditional: flying, super strength, invi...

May 23rd, 2017 |  


Telephone tough guy for the digital age

Telephone tough guy for the digital age

Most people growing up are taught manners by their parents: Respect your elders, say please and thank you and the classic, “If you don’t h...

May 19th, 2017 |  


Consider president’s promises about healthcare

Consider president’s promises about healthcare

By now you’ve heard all the accolades the president has made about the new healthcare law. He said, “So this law means more choice, more c...

May 17th, 2017 |  


In with the old, out with the new

In with the old, out with the new

We had a slight crisis in the Strickland household earlier this week — my oven died.Now to some this may not seem like a huge inconvenience. I h...

May 15th, 2017 |  


‘Classified’ America should make us cringe

‘Classified’ America should make us cringe

For a journalist — especially one covering government and politics — the most suspicious, least trustworthy word in the language ought to ...

May 14th, 2017 |  


Baywatch! Starring Sam Strickland

Baywatch! Starring Sam Strickland

This weekend was shaping up to be like any other when an amazing thing happened — everybody canceled on me.Now normally, I freak out and fly int...

May 12th, 2017 |  


Hooray for less taxes — we hope

Americans pay too much in taxes. President Trump’s idea to eliminate four of the seven tax brackets is an excellent idea. Most Americans are sic...

May 11th, 2017 |  


Playing with fire when it comes to healthcare

Playing with fire when it comes to healthcare

I’m not going to talk about healthcare … I’m not going to talk about healthcare … I’m not going to talk about healthcare...

May 9th, 2017 |