Concussions in the NFL: A linebacker’s view

By Art Stevens Recently, I wrote a column about concussions, as well as other injuries, in the National Football League. Part of it was devoted to what parents may think about their kids playing football. This is a follow up to that column as we track the growth and progress of the problem as it […]

Obama Endorses Gay Marriage

By Stephanie Kutner On May 10th, Obama became the first sitting president to publicly endorse gay marriage. Vice president Joe Biden was the first of the two to publicly assert his stance on gay equality- without permission- during an interview with NBC’s Meet the Press. This was shortly followed by Education Secretary Arney Duncan. Obama, […]

Marijuana is Safe; The Drug War is Deadly

By M.D. Frye Drug abuse is bad. The drug war is exponentially worse. Our grossly failed drug war is much more dangerous and deadly than the drugs. It kills far more people, including kids and teens, and we now have 25,000 drug gangs in the U.S. Their death rate is five times higher than Texas’ […]