Opinion Columns & Blogs

Opinion Columns & Blogs

Comey seems blind to the truth about lying

The publication of James Comey’s new book has occasioned a good deal of discussion about truth and lies and integrity. Having slogged through the volume, I think the best way to understand the former FBI director’s view on these matters is to consider the parts of the story that have nothing to do with President Donald Trump.

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Compared to Watergate’s whale of an inquest, Mueller’s probe is a guppy

Like Captain Ahab, Special Counsel Robert Mueller has spent months frantically hunting a giant whale. So far, Mueller has harpooned a couple of cod and a few salmon. But these fish have yet to demonstrate that the huge, ocean-going mammal in question merits capture. And Mueller’s voyage is an enormous embarrassment compared to the mass ichthyocide, which was the Watergate investigation, even at its equivalent stage.

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A vision for education

Growing up in Hays, I was blessed to have the opportunity to learn at several very good schools, among them John F. Kennedy Middle School and Thomas More Prep. Under the direction of some truly wonderful teachers, these schools sparked my curiosity and taught me the true value of learning.

Many veterans are at risk for suicide. Here's how one veteran found help.

U.S.Army veteran Casey Kennedy of Biloxi, Mississippi, and his wife face the reality of PTSD and suicidal thoughts. Military convention has evolved to encourage service members to reach out for help.
John Fitzhugh