Donald Trump lost the 2020 presidential election.
I’ve mentioned this in passing in a couple of columns, but I think it bears some elaboration: Hypocrisy is a very boring subject. It’s the cheapest sort of complaint to make against somebody, reflexive and shallow.
My column last week advocating for determining the winner of future presidential elections based on popular vote drew about a dozen rebuttals and just one call of support.
The problem with our nation’s reaction to the coronavirus is not that we’ve taken the threat too seriously, that we’ve done too much to protect ourselves and our loved ones. It’s that we haven’t taken it seriously enough.
Winter is coming and, in our part of the world, most living things are preparing for it. While humans are weatherizing their homes, changing furnace filters and bringing out winter coats, wild animals are employing slightly different strategies. Let’s look at a few.
The desire to vote intensified in Vigo County this fall. Just consider how many friends and loved ones have stopped talking after all the angry social media exchanges, bumper-stickers and yard signs.
Biden promised to be a president for all Americans, whether they voted for him or not. An important first step would be a return to the sort of bipartisanship that has been sorely missing in the current administration.
It's been one rough roller coaster of a year, and it might be difficult for us to find a heart of gratitude on this Thanksgiving Day. But when times are tough, it's all the more important to count our blessings.
INDIANAPOLIS — Whether it was North Side Gym in Elkhart or the Southport Fieldhouse, or packing Evansville's Ford Center with 11,000 supporters in September 2018, President Trump was at the spearhead of a populist movement. His MAGA rallies filled Indiana's basketball palaces, with thousands who couldn't get in standing outside.
Absent some bogus rantings regarding voter fraud, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will run the country as president and vice president. Control of the Senate is basically down to two seats that will be decided in January, and Democrats keep control (barely) of the U.S. House.
This year’s turkey will be tough. Although turkey is the traditional centerpiece of our Thanksgiving meals, I prefer a nice, fat hen, without Prelutsky’s popcorn stuffing.
Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful and the readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. What better gift can we bestow on our children than the ability to give and receive gratitude?
As of Friday afternoon, the count in the presidential election had Joe Biden with 79,667,904 popular votes and Donald Trump with 73,687,425.
The COVID recession played havoc with America’s labor markets, as well as the official statistics that we use to describe them. This generated plenty of misunderstanding about the state of the economy. With the passage of time and supplemental surveys of workers, a clearer explanation is now emerging.
This Week's Circulars
SHIPSHEWANA [mdash] Wilma E. Fry Miller, 96, of Shipshewana, died at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at her residence. She was born Oct. 14, 1924, in LaGrange County, to Eli and Anna (Yoder) Bontrager. On Feb. 14, 1946, in LaGrange County, she married Joe E. Fry. He died Oct. 8, 1969. On Nov. 1…
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