Guest columnists

December 16, 2015

Christmas message from yesteryear to now

Someone sent me this Christmas message. Fra Giovanni Giocondo wrote to his friend, Countess Allagia Aldobrandeschi the following message on Christmas Eve, 1513. “I salute you. […]
December 16, 2015

Sadly, Congress seems OK with being weak

Not many people outside of Capitol Hill paid attention last month when the congressional leadership released next year’s legislative schedule. Its headline feature is a strikingly […]
December 23, 2015

Saturday night lights

The sun had not yet completely set as the boats lined up for the procession, maneuvering within the narrow banks of Bayou Terrebonne near the Company […]
December 23, 2015

Congress needs to spend more time on Capitol Hill

When Paul Ryan became House Speaker, he made it clear that he has no intention of spending too much time in Washington. His wife and children […]