Have people always engaged in gutter talk? Is it just that recording devices are everywhere? Or are politics and public discourse really becoming more and more polluted?
Wonder what Joe would have said about "Bobby" winning the Nobel.
Meantime, back at Guantanamo...
f I were to distill a recent public discussion about the state of our nation to one word, it would be "worried."
I recently bought a painting by Josh Meador from a Nevada art dealer. It arrived today and got me thinking about how history and art are intertwined.
Donald Trump's gutter talk about women shows yet again that he is bad news. The problem is that Hillary Clinton is far worse.
It should surprise no one that this presidential election -- the first ever to involve a female nominee from a major party in the top spot -- has devolved into a contest of man's ultimate metaphor.
There are people in every community whose main involvement in addressing a problem is confined to complaining about it.
Look, I'm a guy, all right?
Dickie Scruggs' visit to Columbus Tuesday -- he spoke at the Rotary Club to make his pitch for his non-profit designed to provide support for adult literacy/job training -- captured my attention as soon as his visit was announced.
Last month, there was monsoon flooding along the borderline of Bangladesh and India.
Today, on campuses across the country, there are efforts to create "safe zones," provide "trigger warnings" and combat "micro-aggression."
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