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  • MARCUS: A new ranking of the states The same day Gov. Pence held his tax circus (conference) last week, CNBC (the cable business channel) released its ranking of “America’s Top States for Business.” These rankings compare the states on 56 measures of competitiveness grouped into ten br

    July 1, 2014

  • VILLAGE IDIOT: What's wrong with soccer anyway? Have you been watching the World Cup? I have, even though I don’t know the rules, or if there are any — beside the obvious one that you can’t use your hands, except when you can use your hands. But mostly it seems you can’t. That seems to be a pretty

    July 1, 2014

  • Despite friends' efforts I still forget things The other night, my friend Sherri called my cell phone to remind me that I was suppose to be in her backyard sitting on comfy lawn chairs with the rest of our friends.“Hello to you,” she zealously announced. “It is I (mimicking what I say when identi

    June 28, 2014

  • LYONS: Crisis in Iraq inspires Chicken Little talk Here’s an amazing fact that most of the Chicken Little rhetoric about the crisis in Iraq fails to take into account: The city of Mosul, population 1.5 million, fell to ISIL insurgents because two divisions of Iraq’s army (30,000 soldiers) shed their

    June 23, 2014

  • HAYDEN: Lawson prepared for coming battle Connie Lawson had a speech ready for the state Republican Party delegates who picked her as their secretary of state candidate, putting her at the top of an all-female ticket in November.But she never got to deliver it.Instead, time was stolen by a f

    June 23, 2014

  • CEPEDA: Food wars at the dinner table What is “real food”?My oldest son’s official definition is: anything that doesn’t taste good but is good for you.As he witnessed the latest dinner table tug-of-war between me and his picky-eater younger brother, he jumped to his sibling’s defense whi

    June 22, 2014

  • HOWEY: The war in Iraq: Valor and malfeasance We should remember Staff Sgt. Richard Blakley of Plainfield. And Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Smith of Anderson, Spec. Gregory Paul Sanders of Hobart and Sgt. Craig A. Boling of Elkhart.These were Hoosiers who answered their nation’s patriotic call to duty,

    June 22, 2014

  • ZOELLER: Filing amicus briefs gives Indiana a voice in court The United States Supreme Court and federal appeals courts decide important cases impacting the constitutional rights of everyone, the responsibilities of businesses toward consumers and the relationship between government and citizens. States such a

    June 22, 2014

  • PETERS: Resurrection ecology revives ancient organism The Michael Crichton book “Jurassic Park” and the movie based on the best-seller presented what might happen if scientists were able to clone extinct dinosaurs, bringing them back to life. While nothing like that is possible at this time -- a good th

    June 20, 2014

  • WOLFSIE: Catalog full of laughs The summer edition of the Hammacher Schlemmer catalog arrived in the mail the other day, just in time for Christmas (or was it too late for Christmas?) All great stuff for me — not to buy, of course, but to make fun of. For example:FOLD-AWAY ADULT BU

    June 20, 2014

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