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Donnie Boy's Visit with Santa

'Twas the Night Before New Year's

Mouse No. 1, the one with the orange top hat, had spied the lid ajar on the big ceramic, teddy-bear-shaped cookie jar.

Marcello the Magnificent

I couldn't help but get teary-eyed
Regardless of one's personal politics and sexual misconduct allegations, George H.W. Bush will most likely be remembered as a loyal and kind man, whose stature straddled both sides of the aisle.

Triumvirate

The trio made small talk and joked as they pulled up chairs at their favorite table.
The triumvirate was composed of LDS church prophet David O. McKay; Gus P. Backman, head of the Salt Lake Chamber of Commerce; and The Salt Lake Tribune publisher John F. Fitzpatrick.

Enemy of the People

After a blatant and unprecedented effort to suppress the free will of Utah voters, it appears that scissor-wielding Mormons have taken a successful swipe at Mama's apron strings.

Climate Change Alert

Regardless of what the founding fathers envisioned, today, they rest uneasily in their graves, wondering if their dreams will survive.

White House Report: Trump's Heart Condition

Simply put, President Donald Trump's heart is a growing concern.
His condition, "Pernicious Malcardia," was only recently diagnosed, and is considered to be the most serious non-congenital cardiac defect known to medicine.

The Lady Weeps

Miss Liberty has welcomed the tired, poor, oppressed and those yearning for freedom for the past 132 years.
As the symbol of America's heart-felt empathy for a troubled world, Miss Liberty has welcomed the tired, poor, oppressed and those yearning for freedom for the past 132 years.

Birds of a Feather

Showing his true colors, Trump declared of Khashoggi's assassins: "They had a very bad original concept, it was carried out poorly and the cover-up was one of the worst in the history of cover-ups.

Pompeo and the Saudi Crown Prince

Pompeo: I guess we've covered it all. You'll have your arms, Melania and vindication in the Khashoggi matter. You know your part. Let's shake on it.

A Lesson on Slimy Lubrication

Donald Trump's slogan has been "Make America Great Again," but his actions are crumbling the strength of our democracy.

An Entitled Brotherhood

Christine Blasey Ford's accusations were serious, and President Donald Trump's congressional fix-it squad was feeling extreme urgency to get Kavanaugh confirmed.

Cure America, One Surgery at a Time

On President Trump's self-avowed destructive health care agenda.
Owing largely to big pharma's predatory gouging and the exorbitant charges of doctors and hospitals, U.S. health care costs have soared into the stratosphere.

On Puppies and Sneakers

Is America in the throes of an epidemic of stolen pets ending up in stew pots?
"The Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act of 2018" is exactly what it sounds like: A bill "to prohibit the slaughter of dogs and cats for human consumption."

Pot for a Prophet

It's time for Utah to wake up and smell the cannabis.
During the past month, the church—through its permanently retained legal counsel—has entered into yet another round of the fray, swinging with gloves off for all it's worth.

Two Funerals

America lost a true national hero.
When I heard that Sen. John McCain had passed away, I got all choked up, and unlike the inevitable future passing of our five-time draft-dodger president, there was plenty to mourn.

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