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PBS shows us history, legacy of country music

By Steve Gillespie Jazz drummer and bandleader Buddy Rich died in 1987 at the age of 69 after surgery at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. According to a Mentalfloss.com article from 2016, his last words came as he was being. . .

What does it mean to be an American?

By Connie Schultz It was a wonderful birthday dinner, the kind we friends have come to expect whenever we arrive to celebrate the person who is about to blow out the candles. We leave feeling lucky to be alive, every last one of...

Better schools

By John Stossel With most services, you get to shop around, but rarely can you do that with government-run schools. Philadelphia mom Elaine Wells was upset to learn that there were fights every day in the school her son attended.. . .

The case for open borders

By Gary Exelby Americans have long believed that our borders should be inviolate. Entry, it was thought, should be strictly controlled to keep people out who may not have our best interests at heart. But within the last decade,...

Welcome, Walter

By Connie Schultz "It's time," our vet said. "Really?" I said, stroking Franklin's head. "He's the right age," she said. She weaved her fingers through the soft, curly fur on his long back. "It might even make him feel...