Opinion Columnists

Making good decisions about risk

Can Americans make good decisions about risks to life and limb? Many policy experts don’t think so. Although there are challenges, I think ... Read more

An ode to an ‘old friend’

The Brundidge Excuse. That’s what folks, including my daddy, called “The Brundidge Banner.” Read more

Remembering those who left us in 2015

As we close the final page on the 2015 book, my yearend tradition is to reminisce about the passing away of significant players on the ... Read more

New Year’s reflection from “A Christmas Story”

We typically reflect at year’s end on the many events, good and bad, over the past twelve months. I hope that 2015 brought more ... Read more

One week stands out this year

As we look back over the past year’s political events one week stands out. During one week in the middle of 2015, three momentous events ... Read more