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Dave Granlund cartoon on women registering for the military draft.

Updated at 10:17 AM

There’s nothing political about the birth of a child. The desire of parents to be with their new baby, to give it the attention it needs and to bond as a family in those first weeks is pretty universal. Likewise, when a parent is dying, a...

Updated at 9:00 AM

One of the undeniable facts of history is that sometimes the most logical actions on the part of individuals and governments have unintended consequences. Recent headlines in the newspapers of the country highlight major changes...

Updated at 8:46 AM

Enjoy a rare gift of being fully present. Walk a labyrinth. World Labyrinth Day (May 7) and Mother’s Day (May 8) occur this weekend. Walking the spiral path of twists and turns of the outdoor labyrinth at The Center at...

Posted May 1, 2016 at 11:01 PM

As a strong supporter of our local bus service, the Rogue Valley Transportation District (RVTD), I’ve been riding buses recently, chatting to bus riders and taking photos of those who give me permission to post them on Rogue Valley Transit...

Posted May 1, 2016 at 11:01 PM

BOSTON — "When you become famous," the famous political consultant James Carville once said, "being famous becomes your profession." It's a sign of the stunning success of Donald Trump's crossover act that we no longer even think...

Posted May 1, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Watching Donald Trump at a political rally has become the equivalent of watching a television rerun, again and again. Very little is interesting or new, though the synergism that is evident between Trump and his supporters is consistently...

Posted Apr 29, 2016 at 11:01 PM

Some policies that appear fair aren’t. That’s true of the “flat” personal income tax, which many Republicans, including Ted Cruz, espouse. I’ll explain why, then propose a different flat tax they wouldn’t...

Updated Apr 30, 2016 at 10:13 AM

April 24-30 is National Reentry Week. Reentry is a correctional term of art that encompasses the release of prisoners in federal, state and local lock-ups who are making the transition from prison to the community. President Barack...

Updated Apr 29, 2016 at 10:11 AM

Dave Granlund cartoon on Mother’s Day visits.

Updated Apr 29, 2016 at 8:33 AM

Nate Beeler cartoon on Dennis Hastert being sentenced.

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