The decision by a radio station that seasonally plays Christmas music to “flip the switch” and begin spreading the Yuletide cheer must be a difficult one. Flip the switch too soon and you risk offending your listeners with a barrage of songs they do not yet want to hear. Flip it too late, all the Christmas-philes out there might already have gotten their fix somewhere else.
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Today is December 21, 2014. Does anyone remember where you were 30 years ago tomorrow on December 22, 1984?
The next legislative session of the Texas Legislature is set to begin Jan. 13. The legislature meets in regular sessions every two years, beginning at noon on the second Tuesday of odd numbered years. A regular legislative session lasts for 140 consecutive days.
In more than two decades of listening to elderwriters sharing reminiscences, I have noticed that the Christmas season has often been the setting for unforgettable childhood memories. They are as precious as gold nuggets or polished gems.
The death of the Internet is at hand.
The closing days of the dismal 113th Congress provided an unexpected but dismayingly brief hint of a brighter bipartisan future — and its potential pitfalls.
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Senate Intelligence Committee’s release of its report on CIA torture is a welcome step toward transparency. The methods used to wage the “war on terror” are of more than a little public interest.
Nativity scenes are wonderful experiences in which people gather together to portray their rendition of the birth of Jesus in a small town just outside of Jerusalem.
WASHINGTON — Though they preside over the world’s most important nation, our leaders in Washington can be startlingly oblivious to the audiences beyond our shores that watch and listen closely to whatever we say or do.
With Christmas only a week away, I’ve started to notice the beginning of the annual marathon of Christmas movies that will go on until the 25th. Over the past few days, as I watched personal favorites like “A Christmas Story” for the 300th time, I have started to ask myself what makes for a classic Christmas movie.