Columns

Budget reform ideas for 2015 and beyond

October 22, 2014

 By Michael D. LaFaive The fiscal 2015 year began Oct. 1 and this year’s budget is more than $52 billion. Some may think every line item amounts to spending that should be held sacrosanct. Your author is not among them. The Center has repeatedly ...

My Turn . . .

October 22, 2014

 Noted historian took today’s schools to task Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief By most accounts, he is the ultimate “student of history.” That title rightly belongs to David McCullough, a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize ...

May it Please the Palate

October 22, 2014

Crispy cauliflower buffalo wings By Nick Roumel   During football season, there is nothing like a tailgate party with friends and munching down on a crispy batch of Buffalo wings. Here’s a version that dispenses with those pesky bones: they’re ...

Courts to review the rights of transgendered inviduals

October 22, 2014

 By Marie E. Matyjaszek Everyone has heard of workplace sexual discrimination, and the general thought that comes to mind is an employer doing something unfairly to an employee based on the employee’s gender of male or female.  Many people ...

My Turn . . .

October 22, 2014

A ‘Daily Dozen’ worth repeating   Tom Kirvan Legal News, Editor-in-Chief   During its publishing hey­day, The Chicago Tribune once labeled auto pioneer Henry Ford an “ignoramus.”  As was his wont, Ford sued, challenging ...

The Counselor's Corner?

October 22, 2014

 The power of a constant presence BY FRED CAVAIANI A good friend of mine just died, Fr. Rupert Dorn OFM Cap.  He was 90 years old and  I have known him since I was 14 years old.  He was my Provincial when I was a Capuchin-Franciscan. He ...