Okay, so I squandered a quarter on a book. (Personally, I think any monies spent on books are well invested, but not everyone agrees with me.)

As he exercises his Putin-given right as president to lay waste to the United States, it turns out that Donald Trump can really draw from only a very few weapons in his quiver as he causes all the traditional allies to quiver. When all else fails, he pulls out his favorite economy-piercing a…

John Brown was a guerilla fighter, and one of the main tactics that guerilla fighters use to combat their enemies is to utilize psychological means to instill fear into their enemies that is out of proportion to their real ability to inflict violence upon their enemies.

I avoid making fun of someone's physical appearance. I really do. But I'm totally struggling here, folks. All I can say is that the White House image mavens who allowed Donald Trump to be seen with a 390-pound sumo wrestler in Tokyo really blew it. I can't imagine how it was that Donald Trum…

The early settlers of Osawatomie and Miami County had emigrated to the wilderness, far away from any easy place to shop for the goods they needed to live every day. So they turned to family and friends back east to supply them with the goods they needed.

The May issue of Reader’s Digest has rekindled interest in treasure hunting. It has reprinted an article written by Eric Spitznagel which first appeared in The National.

They say that even a broken clock is right twice a day. Like that broken clock, when President Donald Trump complained recently about social media censorship, he was onto something. We should be very concerned when Facebook executives decide to kick somebody off their social media site just …

The Quakers who settled in and near Osawatomie made an important contribution to the founding of Osawatomie merely by practicing their Christian faith and helping their neighbors during the formative years of the community.

May 1, 2003: Then-President George W. Bush landed in a jet on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln to announce that just a few weeks after his Iraq invasion, all major combat operations would end. It was a made-for-television event. Dominating the picture was a huge sign decl…