I recently saw a political cartoon that quite accurately portrays the way many Americans seem to feel about the 2016 election cycle.
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I once started touring town with a crown on my head, going from diner to gas station to 4-H festival to church breakfast, announcing myself as Miss Pennsylvania, perfecting my half-smile and perky wave along the way. I did this because, even though I never participated in the Miss Pennsylvania pageant and, in fact, never had a date in high school, I badly needed some momentum in my love life. I figured that if I acted like I’d won a beauty contest, I’d eventually meet a nice doctor. Or something.
The greatest threat to American security is something most Americans never think of. President Barack Obama touched on it in his speech to the European people on Monday in Germany.
With a relatively small staff here in the Herald Democrat newsroom, we rarely have the time to dig deeply into a subject and swim around in the information the paper has collected over the years. Most stories are produced under a next-day deadline or perhaps a few days, in some cases. But Grayson College’s 50th anniversary has been different.
Larry Phillips doesn’t necessarily want to kill the Legislature’s periodic examinations of state agencies, but he would like to give the government’s reviewers a taste of their own medicine.
Of all the joys my newborn son has brought into my life, my favorite thing has become getting to pick out his outfits and dress him up. However, at first, the idea was a stressful one for me.
Interim charges are the issues that the Speaker asks committees to study during the time between regular legislative sessions in order to make recommendations for legislation for the following legislative session. This week I will discuss the interim charges recently issued to the House Committee on Insurance, which oversees the Texas Department of Insurance, Worker’s Compensation, the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association (TWIA), and the regulation of property and health insurance industries in Texas.
Dave Granlund cartoon on Tom Brady’s 4-game suspension being reinstated.
Intense dramas, thrilling action movies and hilarious comedies all have their places at the movie theater, but sometimes I just want to turn my brain off after a long day and enjoy a ridiculous film I can laugh at for being bad. That’s why I love B-movies.
Emmett Rensin wants his fellow liberals to stop being so condescending.