delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 30 Mar 2014 21:29:52 +0000 Granlund cartoon: New Jersey bridge scandal probe Fri, 28 Mar 2014 13:30:14 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino: The knock on truth-in-sentencing Fri, 28 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now A byproduct of the violence was a new sentencing strategy known as truth-in-sentencing. The laws were enacted as a means to insure that offenders served time in prison consistent with the sentence imposed. The U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Capt. Phillips, commencement speaker Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:50:08 +0000 Kent Bush: How important is a team name? Thu, 27 Mar 2014 10:03:53 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now I find myself more concerned about why people do things instead of merely what they do.
It has taken a decade, but Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder finally decided to get to the root of his team's racist controversy. It took a lot of protests and proposed legislation to get Snyder to dive deep into what his team means in general and specifically to the Native Americans who are often offended by the team's mascot.
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Granlund cartoon: Secret Service and booze Wed, 26 Mar 2014 14:08:19 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Flight 370 search Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:52:24 +0000 Charita Goshay: Fred Phelps leaves sorry legacy of hurt, hatred Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:48:38 +0000 By Charita Goshay More Content Now Phelps' theology was so perverted and vitriolic that he convinced himself and his members that such deaths were a direct result of [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Flood insurance rates Mon, 24 Mar 2014 14:57:32 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Rush Limbaugh, children’s book author Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:51:53 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Brig. Gen. Sinclair Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:52:25 +0000 Kent Bush: Phelps’ deep hatred inspired Patriot Guard — a lasting legacy Fri, 21 Mar 2014 12:10:05 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now When the Ku Klux Klan disavows any connection with you and repudiates your activities, you aren't a great guy.
Now the founder of Westboro Baptist Church is dead. After years of proof-texting and twisting scripture to support his cultish and hateful beliefs, he has finally been given the chance to come face to face with the God he so wrongfully represented.
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Matthew T. Mangino: Army ill-suited to pursue sex-assault prosecutions Fri, 21 Mar 2014 01:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now The trial may end, but the controversy will continue. While he denied the assault, Sinclair admitted to having a long-standing affair with a soldier under his command, [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Spring fashions Thu, 20 Mar 2014 14:41:42 +0000 Kent Bush: Easy to take technology for granted Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:38:25 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now If I talk on the phone for 90 minutes in a week, it is a bad week.
That call made me wonder whether Obama took the call on his trusted BlackBerry or if he was tethered to an office phone. (Yes I consider being caught on the phone to be on par with [...]]]>
Granlund cartoon: Winter trophies Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:00:26 +0000 Michelle Teheux: Could a bagel land you in prison? Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:21:57 +0000 By Michelle Teheux More Content Now I'm also concerned about the gin and tonics I like to drink on my deck during hot weather.
I am also considering throwing out the tube of hemp-seed hand lotion, no matter how great a job it does on my dry skin.
You see, I don't want to go to prison for any of these things.
If you don't use any illegal drugs you'd think you wouldn't need to worry about any of this, but maybe you do.
We all know that if we are involved in a fatal collision [...]]]>
Granlund cartoon: Malaysia Flight 370 Tue, 18 Mar 2014 14:12:37 +0000 Granlund cartoon: Crimea annexed by Russia Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:55:39 +0000 Mark L. Hopkins: Change revisited Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:29:21 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now So what has changed? In truth, not much that Obama has had a lot to do with. Gridlock in Congress has kept his agenda for change on the back burner. We are undergoing change in a major way in our country, but most of what is occurring does not find its source in the politics of [...]]]> Matthew T. Mangino: Demystifying the language of law Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:49:49 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now However, Scalia is the same guy who wrote in his dissent of the decision striking [...]]]> delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 30 Mar 2014 21:29:52 +0000