May 4, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
A proposed rule that will require companies to disclose chemicals used for hydraulic fracturing on public and Indian lands should give the public peace of mind. The oil industry believes it is just another redundant rule stacked on top of state regulations. Continue Reading
April 4, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WASHINGTON Mitt Romney “unzipped” is the stuff of cartoonists’ dreams.
The image suggested came from none other than his wife, Ann, when a Baltimore radio interviewer asked whether it’s true that her husband is stiff. Yes, do go ahead and cover the children’s eyes. Continue Reading
March 6, 2012 in West Central Tribune
WASHINGTON Dear Mitt: Consider me a neighbor leaning over the picket fence. You have a picket fence, don’t you? An ivy-covered wall? Fine, I’ll get a ladder.
October 18, 2010 in West Central Tribune
NEW YORK Witches vs. bearded Marxists. Actors vs. hicks. Toon Town vs. Parodyville.
September 10, 2010 in West Central Tribune
NEW YORK How worried are Democrats? V-E-R-Y.
August 29, 2010 in West Central Tribune
NEW YORK August finally redeemed itself from shark-jumping hysteria with an original, spontaneous, transcendent event the accidental intersection of one Antoine Dodson, his sister, her would-be rapist, and some musical magicians who tapped into that uniquely American reservoir of salvation irreverence.
July 22, 2010 in West Central Tribune
WASHINGTON It is often said that there are no new stories, just different ways of telling the same ones. Familiar plots persist through literature: man versus nature, “rags to riches,” the hero quest, and so on.