The Truth About Government

The Democrats will be running the White House, the House and the Senate soon. Before they make drastic...

tpurcell November 18, 2008

Campaign Jokes Are Telling

If there's truth in humor, what do late-night jokes tell us about the presidential campaign?John McCain is...

tpurcell September 15, 2008

Regulation without Representation

"President Bush is the first president to accomplish what?""He's the first to propose a budget...

tpurcell August 4, 2008

Healthy Help Wanted

"So you feel you're the most qualified candidate for this position?""Absolutely. As you see by...

tpurcell June 23, 2008

For Memorial Day -- Quiet Sacrifice

There should be debate on policy, but there is no debate about the sacrifice of these honorable soldiers.

tpurcell May 26, 2008

What Does Hillary Want?

Now that Hillary is running for president, I'm really confused about women.

tpurcell November 13, 2007

Fred Thompson's Wife

The presidential campaign is heating up. Thankfully, our press is focusing on important issues, such as Fred...

tpurcell October 15, 2007

Tom Brady's Kid

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is the king of cool. So says the Boston Globe, anyhow. According...

tpurcell October 8, 2007

Bullies, Technology and Bullets

Bullying isn't like it used to be. Contemporary bullies are also using technology. They're making nasty...

tpurcell September 24, 2007

Pampered College Kids

Boy, are college kids living like kings. I feel bad for them. According to The Associated Press, many...

tpurcell September 10, 2007

On Sailboats and Women's Equality Day

I had a bad feeling as soon as I got onto the boat. It was a small rented sailboat that was piloted by two...

tpurcell August 20, 2007

How Ethanol Is Ruining My Social Life

Congress sure does know how to cut into a fellow's social life. A key goal of the House-passed energy bill is...

tpurcell August 13, 2007

Tapped Out on Bottled Water

I feel bad for the bottled-water people.Back in the late 1980s, young upwardly mobile professionals --...

tpurcell July 24, 2007

On Big Houses

Boy, houses are getting huge these days. I offer a solution. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the average...

tpurcell July 16, 2007