September 15, 2011 RSS feed / Opinion

Reflections on the real Navy

Some things are not what they seem, a fact made clear to me Saturday night when I watched Lt. Cmdr. Zoah Scheneman promoted to commander, United States Navy, just before sunset. More...

Contentiousness is our political DNA

It’s popular today to complain that our national government is too contentious and that there’s not enough compromise. Some of the people complaining are politicians who aren’t getting their way. More...

He’s baaaaaack

Like a troublesome cold sore, Dick Cheney has returned. The grumpy, quarrelsome former vice president is hawking a book billed as “a personal and political memoir” and has been a constant presence on television news and chat shows. More...