June 5, 1944, Allied Supreme Commander General Dwight D. Eisenhower had under his command the largest invasion task-force in history: 175,000 British, American and Canadian assault troops; 5,000 vessels; 20,000 vehicles; and 11,000 aircraft. His directive – “You will enter the continent of Europe and, … Read More
While the incredible streak by Jeopardy! champ James Holzhauer has come to an end, one issue remains unresolved.
Jeopardy’s streak of integrity, intact for decades, was crushed Sunday evening when some bonehead revealed Monday’s winner on social media. As regulars familiar with the show know, … Read More
Republican Senator Mitch McConnell has always excelled at partisanship, but his most recent remark should clinch his enshrinement in the hypocrites hall of fame. Ensconced in the safety of Paducah, Kentucky where the welcoming waters of the Ohio and Tennessee rivers meet, the Senate Majority … Read More
I’ve written ethics-related stories regarding baseball, football, golf and tennis. But this story fished me in!
When Lincoln, North Dakota resident Tom Volk dropped his line in the Heart River on Easter Sunday, God must’ve been smiling down on the 41-year-old fisherman as he reeled … Read More
One night in December 1968, SP4 Dennis E. Haines’ life changed literally in a flash.
“Our mission was to encircle a village,” his buddy John Miller recalls. “It was on this path that Dennis and I were sent to act as a listening post, waiting … Read More
At best, the presidency of Donald Trump is bad soap opera. At worst, it undermines everything the country stands for. Lately, that’s constitutional oversight and the rule of law.
Republicans in Washington are, for the most part, lost. A majority don’t work for the people … Read More
Last Friday, during the debate in the Missouri state House on a new bill designed to ban abortions for women at eight weeks of pregnancy, Republican Representative Barry Hovis said that the majority of sexual assaults he dealt with in law enforcement were not strangers … Read More