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In 1989, the Polish Solidarity used the slogan “May Poland be Poland. 2 + 2 must always equal four.” While this might seem to be a simple factual statement, it was in fact a declaration that statements that had been passed off as facts were, in reality, lies. It was a declaration that truth …

OK, here’s the sad news mathematically. Since Joe Biden took office, the price of gasoline in Rapid City, S.D., has gone up 75 cents — from $2.14 on Jan. 20 to $2.89 on March 13. Ergo, if you were to purchase 25 gallons per week on average, your monthly cost would be $75 higher ($900 annuall…

I am so glad the whole white supremacy and gun nut narrative is over, so we can get back to the one about voter suppression. Those horrific shootings late last month diverted our attention away from what President Joe Biden has called “Jim Crow on steroids,” namely the recent controversial v…

Joe Biden wants to help us all, although he hasn’t figured out how to do it yet. Of course, it’s early in his presidency and maybe he will learn if he refuses phone calls from Sen. Bernie Sanders. But, in a unifying, civil way, this Neanderthal columnist would like to say that President Bide…

The Vatican came out last week and confirmed that it would not be “blessing” same sex unions, a move that should have surprised no one.

“Screw up, move up” is standard operating procedure in corporate and government bureaucracies. But in American journalism, the system goes far beyond rewarding incompetence. It sanctifies bias. It promotes dishonesty. It incentivizes malice.

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In 1989, the Polish Solidarity used the slogan “May Poland be Poland. 2 + 2 must always equal four.” While this might seem to be a simple factual statement, it was in fact a declaration that statements that had been passed off as facts were, in reality, lies. It was a declaration that truth …

OK, here’s the sad news mathematically. Since Joe Biden took office, the price of gasoline in Rapid City, S.D., has gone up 75 cents — from $2.14 on Jan. 20 to $2.89 on March 13. Ergo, if you were to purchase 25 gallons per week on average, your monthly cost would be $75 higher ($900 annuall…

I am so glad the whole white supremacy and gun nut narrative is over, so we can get back to the one about voter suppression. Those horrific shootings late last month diverted our attention away from what President Joe Biden has called “Jim Crow on steroids,” namely the recent controversial v…

Joe Biden wants to help us all, although he hasn’t figured out how to do it yet. Of course, it’s early in his presidency and maybe he will learn if he refuses phone calls from Sen. Bernie Sanders. But, in a unifying, civil way, this Neanderthal columnist would like to say that President Bide…

The Vatican came out last week and confirmed that it would not be “blessing” same sex unions, a move that should have surprised no one.

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