The taxi driver taking me from Heathrow into the city asked me if I’d been to London before. When I told him it had been 20 years, he shook his head. “London has changed quite a bit since you were here last,” he said.
One of our most common oak species in central Indiana is relatively poorly known and often misidentified. The Shumard oak (Quercus shumardii) is a large species in the red oak group named for Benjamin Franklin Shumard (1820-1869), state geologist of Texas.
Some fine reporting from Chalkbeat Indiana revealed that the Indiana Virtual School — like Indiana Vision Pathways, a public charter school — collected just under $10 million in taxpayer money in 2015-16.
Forgiveness wasn’t a new concept when it freed Eva Kor from a burden of pain. Yet, when this survivor of sadistic atrocities forgave her Nazi tormentors, Kor’s gesture began reverberating around the world.
If you type Mitch McConnell’s name into a Google search, one of the first items that comes up is a link to a campaign donation site for the woman who hopes to oust him from the U.S. Senate.
Whenever some social justice warrior (SJW) comes to me about “inequality,” I am always polite, but in the back of my head, I want to smack this person with a baseball bat that has "reality check" written on the side.
Ross Perot famously said, “Eagles don’t flock. You have to find them one at a time.” It was a prescient comment from the first billionaire to run for president, coming a few years before Steve Forbes and some 34 years before Donald J. Trump.
GOP candidate for attorney general offers needed alternative to Curtis Hill
This is the time during the election cycle when candidates begin to declare their intentions to run for elective office.
Gerrymandering gives pols more power than the voters
The ability to draw their own districts so that they favor the party in power has long been an expectation and tradition for politicians in Indiana and elsewhere across the country.
A president of the United States is the most powerful man in the world. He (and maybe one day she) is the commander in chief of the United States, with all the military and law enforcement apparatus associated with the job.
“It was really bugging me, and I kept saying, ‘someone needs to do something.' Well, I eventually asked myself, ‘if someone has to do something, why can’t it be me?'"
On Wednesday, half a world away from Terre Haute in Eastern Europe, Eva Mozes Kor did what she's been doing for more than 20 years — talking passionately about hatred, persistence, tolerance, personal growth and forgiveness.
This Week's Circulars
Ella Ree (Bishop) Sorrels, 86 years of age passed on July 18, 2019. She was born June 1, 1933 in Centertown, Kentucky to the late Ralph and Dora B. (Brown) Bishop and was the widow of Harrell Edward Sorrels who passed in 2007. Ella formerly worked at H.A. Seinsheimers and was a wonderful wif…
Masako N. Santos, of New Albany, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 15, 2019 at Silvercrest Nursing Home at the age of 89. Masako was born in Okinawa, Japan and endured many hardships in her young life including protecting her younger siblings during the occupation of Okinawa by…
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