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My family and I are taking the new tax personally. One of the many items tucked into the government overhaul of America’s health care system is a 10 percent sales tax on tanning salons. According to The Wall Street Journal, the tan tax was added so that the Botox tax could be removed. As it […]

My family and I are taking the new tax personally. One of the many items tucked into the government overhaul of America’s health care system is a 10 percent sales tax on tanning salons. According to The Wall Street Journal, the tan tax was added so that the Botox tax could be removed. As it […]

When the space shuttle Discovery launches on April 5, bringing supplies and new science experiments to the International Space Station, it will also be hauling two unique pieces of cargo – cartoons drawn by Omaha World-Herald cartoonist Jeff Koterba. As his cartoons prepare to be lifted into space, I asked Jeff about the honor and […]

Raging Moderate, by Will Durst Otto von Bismarck said, “Laws are like sausages, it is better not to see them being made.” Sausages? We would have loved to have seen some sausages. We would have killed for sausages. As any Wisconsin boy can tell you, sausages cooked indirectly over mesquite coals until crispy blistered, then […]

The most pivotal scene in our nation’s recent civil rights history was not as some would assume, electing the more qualified, younger and dynamic presidential candidate (of a different party than George W. Bush) who also happened to be half African, ““ but it was, in fact, the self-proclaimed Tea Party protesters hurling racial epithets […]

Making Sense, by Michael Reagan Well, Democrats in Washington did it. They unilaterally passed a $938 billion health care plan that was overwhelmingly disapproved by Americans. But not to worry, the United Nations Health Organization proclaimed our leaders courageous for their actions. I will prefer to call them extinct. Voters fought, called, protested, and debated […]

I sat next to a man at the medical center who didn’t have too long to live. He was being talked thru his seriously intense medication by a kindly doctor.

“I’m a busy person. Why do I have to fill out this U.S. Census form anyhow?” “The U.S. Constitution says that every 10 years, the federal government must count every resident in the United States. It sounds simple, but what it really comes down to is politics and money.” “How does it involve politics?” “There […]

Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi suggested that Nigeria should split along religious lines, into two nations to avoid further bloodshed between Muslims and Christians.

Cartoonist Steve Hill was around Capitol Hill today and observed the Tea Party protest in action, including shouts of hateful and obscene bigotry aimed at intimidating certain members of Congress. Here is his email: I’m in DC on vacation. With the historic vote tomorrow, I thought I’d run by my congressman’s (he’s against the bill) […]