Amid the petty bickering, loud rhetoric and sordid attack ads in this year's primary election campaigns, the death of a giant -- Justice Antonin Scalia -- suddenly overshadows all of that.
It is a common metaphor, used to stress the importance of some thing or quality. From our children to our community service to churches, schools and businesses, all sometimes referred to as "the lifeblood our community."
It is a measure of the stature and the significance of Justice Antonin Scalia that, upon the news of his death at a hunting lodge in Texas, Washington was instantly caught up in an unseemly quarrel over who would succeed him.
I slipped down the back way to Lincoln Road, which runs between Walmart and the shopping center, for my massage appointment.
Out on the hustings, people often ask me: "Can you explain South Carolina?" I just shake my head. It's complicated, I say.
A rose to everyone who is celebrating Valentine's Day today.
For about 20 years I have been writing reviews of books I have read, and sending them out to family and friends.
Back in the 60s when he was a student at Lane College in Jackson, Tennessee, and dating a pretty young coed named Jessie, Melchie Koonce had an idea.
By it's very nature, the Oct. 16 officer-involved shooting death of Ricky Ball put the city of Columbus' elected leaders and its police department in a difficult situation.
There is talk of a coming time when all of our country's residents will be expected to register for the draft.
There is one reason young women should support Hillary Clinton for president.
The morning of the New Hampshire primary, Donald Trump, being interviewed on "Morning Joe," said that he would welcome his "friend" Michael Bloomberg into the presidential race.
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