Columns

By Jason Stanford You probably have not heard a peep about my campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. All the attention lately has been focused on Lindsey Graham explaining why he’s single, Jeb Bush avoiding his family, and Donald Trump … Continue reading

By Susan Stamper Brown Political correctness is a contradiction of reality and distortion of morality that necessitates relentless government intervention devised by those who seek to control our lives. These self-appointed “Speech Sheriffs” warn us that words spoken outside the … Continue reading

By Tom Purcell Boy, was I dumb to pay back my college loans. That is the conclusion of writer Lee Siegel, who explained in a New York Times op-ed why he never paid back his. Siegel’s parents had limited means, … Continue reading

It looks like cell phone videos of bad cops is making police all over America shy away from their jobs enough to make the crime … Continue reading

Making Sense by Michael Reagan We’ve known for a long time that Barrack Obama is clueless when it comes to dealing with what’s left of Iraq. Now we also know he’s still planless. Our president was in Europe earlier this … Continue reading

By Peter Funt PHOENIX — You don’t need to check a screen to know how much time we’re spending with them. Besides, surveys keep reminding us: total screen time for adult Americans is now just under 10 hours per day … Continue reading

By Tom Purcell “ObamaCare is being challenged at the Supreme Court again? What now?” “Ah, yes, you speak of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which the then-Democrat-controlled Congress passed on a party-line vote back in 2009. It’s been … Continue reading

  By Jason Stanford “The Hunger Games” was supposed to be fiction, but maybe it was prophetic. Now comes “The Briefcase,” CBS’s new reality show that pits desperate middle-class families against each other for financial survival. This seems more appropriate … Continue reading

Here’s my latest local Nashville cartoon. This really is the policy of the Metropolitan Planning Commission – interesting that a government agency, that is holding public … Continue reading

By Rick Jensen Before defending Abercrombie & Fitch, please know I regard the company as a bottom-feeding, scum-sucking retailer of sex to impressionable prepubescent girls. They have as much a right to exist as people have the right to ban … Continue reading

Making Sense by Michael Reagan In the past few weeks we’ve learned that Josh Dugger was a child molester, former Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert was a child molester and the Methodist Church in the UK has apologized for … Continue reading

By Peter Funt Every concerned American — or, at minimum, Jimmy Kimmel and John Oliver — is eager to learn who’s next in the Republican presidential free-for-all. True, anyone entering at this point faces an uphill battle in a field … Continue reading

By Susan Stamper Brown A recent Gallup poll, “Moral Acceptability: Changes Over Time,” shows Americans made a startling move to the left over the past 15 years. A blanket blaming of the church is the easy answer, but today, where … Continue reading

Independent’s Eye by Joe Gandelman SAN DIEGO, Ca — Uncertainty, thy name is San Diego. They say, “Where there’s smoke there’s fire.” Or some say, “They’re just blowing smoke.” Trust me: there’s smoke AND fire around the high-paid host of … Continue reading

By Tom Purcell Get this: Conservatives give better graduation speeches than their more liberal-minded counterparts. After reviewing two commencement-speech anthologies — “The World is Waiting For You,” which features 18 speeches by liberals, and “Remembering Who We Are,” which showcases … Continue reading

Raging Moderate by Will Durst Population scientists describe the Baby Boom generation as anybody born between the years 1946 and 1964. Which means the youngest of the Baby Boomers turned 50 last year, and the oldest will turn 70 next … Continue reading

By Jason Stanford Today I am announcing my candidacy for the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States of America. You might justifiably point out that I—a Democrat—would be an odd choice to lead the Republican ticket. To … Continue reading

BBC News is famed for its news coverage, dramas and its documentaries around the globe. Earlier this year, 2015 PosNeg conducted interviews around crack-cocaine addiction in the small West African state of Guinea-Bissau. Benjamin Dix, who wrote the script, gave me the honor … Continue reading

Here’s my latest local Nashville cartoon from the Nashville Scene altie-weekly that is all over town. This cartoon came out on the day that the crazy … Continue reading

This is the first cartoon I’ve drawn for almost two weeks, after my trip to Ukraine. I was a little more ambitious with this one … Continue reading