Thursday, August 15th, 2019 12:27:00

Being Good Stewards of Our Earth

When I was a child, my father -- former House Speaker Newt Gingrich -- was an environmental studies professor at West Georgia College in Carrollton. In 1971, our family spent the second Earth Day picking up trash from the side....

Read the complete article at

Thursday, August 8th, 2019 13:14:18

The Problem With Narrative

This week, The New York Times caved to online bullying and changed a headline for an article covering President Donald Trump's remarks after the horrible shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. The original headline, "Trump Urges Unity Vs.....

Read the complete article at

Thursday, August 1st, 2019 12:29:34

National Matters

If you watched the first night of the second Democratic primary debate, or paid any attention to the media this past weekend, you'll recognize the current Democratic narrative: President Donald Trump is a racist, and we have to beat him.

Read the complete article at

Thursday, July 25th, 2019 16:00:00

It’s Not Always About Racism; Often, It’s About Resilience

Have you recently been out in public and felt that you were treated rudely? Someone cuts in line, gives you a mean look or says something that strikes you as rude. What happened, and how did you respond? Did you....

Read the complete article at

Thursday, July 18th, 2019 15:12:59

Longing for Grace and Poise

Last Sunday, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic played 4 hours and 57 minutes, the longest Wimbledon singles final in history. The match ended with a winning tiebreak by Djokovic, 32, in the fifth set. Afterward, he praised his nearly 38-year-old....

Read the complete article at

Thursday, July 11th, 2019 13:47:16

Economic Education for All

The current push to drastically increase the national minimum wage seems to be lacking an economic framework. The economy is a system that is interlocking and interrelated. If one item changes, then other items will also change.

Read the complete article at

Thursday, July 4th, 2019 12:03:40

Proud to Be an American

I am proud to be an American. Yes, I know that our system of government is not perfect, but I firmly believe that it is the best in the world. We are an exceptional country -- not because our people....

Read the complete article at

Sunday, June 30th, 2019 17:46:42

Democratic Presidential Contenders Get Ready for Their Close-Ups

This week marks the official kickoff of the prime-time Democratic presidential primary process. Two debates in Miami will include the top 20 contenders -- yes, top 20.

Read the complete article at

Thursday, June 20th, 2019 12:45:51

Understanding, Explaining and Action

There is a difference between understanding and action. Most people understand that it is cheaper to brew coffee at home than to stop by Starbucks and spend $3 on a cup of coffee, but millions of people buy Starbucks coffee.....

Read the complete article at

Thursday, June 13th, 2019 14:40:53

Thanks for Fathers

I've often told my children that the most important decision they will ever make is whom they marry. For those of us blessed to have children, the decision has an impact that goes beyond who will love, comfort, honor and....

Read the complete article at