Ten states and Washington, D.C., have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Twenty-two other states, along with U.S. territories Puerto Rico and Guam, allow marijuana to be used for medical

Medicare for All could mean pizza for none. It sounds ridiculous. But look at what’s happening in the United Kingdom, where the government runs the health system. To combat the

The quest to make sense of America’s present political situation goes on ... and on ... and on ... and ... Oh, the heck (by which you know I mean

Recently, a judge here in Lampasas dropped charges against a woman. I know her well. There are some very serious issues going on. I was praying she would get locked

The main problem in American politics is not the obvious polarization but the underlying reasons for it. Partisanship, angst and divisiveness are all preferable to surrendering the culture and fundamentally

Crying “hate” is a lazy way to debate. But in the Beltway, where honest discussion and vigorous deliberation are desperately needed, the rhetorical sloth is so thick you need a

Moral authority. Hmm. Who shoe-horned that notion into the national conversation? According to former Vice President Joe Biden, moral authority is the property that Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam forfeited when

The polar vortex that sent U.S. temperatures plunging last week has lifted. But what did we learn from the record-breaking cold snap that killed more than two dozen people and