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Bob Franken: How far we have not come

It's foolish to argue with President Barack Obama's observation, made during his BET interview about police mistreatment of minorities...
Bob Franken: The compromise subterfuge

...cooperation from both sides sounds like sanctimonious platitude. That's because it is. The reality is that bipartisanship is a foolish fantasy floating in the toxic cesspool of Washington politics. The reality is that both sides have decided that the best tactic...
Would high tunnels be so popular without subsidy?

...the best ideas are supported by the most successful processes without free government money. Our children and grandchildren will look back at this time and wonder how we could have been so foolish and left them with such a national debt.
Welles: Legalized marijuana would hurt Alaska of the stealth tax forms commonly over looked. Phase lag taxation is that form of stealthy taxation that strikes after a foolish, emotion-appealing policy has been implemented. A suburb example was Saturday, September 13th Alaska Dispatch News' Commentary...
Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Trash and treasure

...the dryer when the warranty expires then worrying about recycling a pop can or a water bottle seems penny-wise and pound foolish (remember that?) to us old grouches. And who the heck even wants to go to the junkyard these days? Nothing there but big...
Bob Franken: Church and state: still separate?

...we don't. The question of gay marriage is just the latest arena that has been flooded with dogma. When we strip away the foolish arguments about propagation and a large amount of ignorant prejudice, we're left with an opposition based on homosexuality...
Foolish futility

...for the Voice of America. Right now, VOA has got its hands full explaining a system of government that's looking mighty foolish. Her bosses are not pleased when I point out again how imperative it is that any plans to correct the massive budget problems...
Going through the motions won't do the job

...water. As the stick floated, so did the metal axe head! The woodcutter was able to replace it and continue his work. How foolish to continue swinging the axe handle with no cutting edge. Nothing is accomplished except working up a sweat. Just going through...
Voters weigh in on primary ballots

...their own government they risk losing their freedoms. He said he voted no on Ballot Measure No. 1 because he believes it is foolish to go back to ACES. He said ACES served its purpose but times have changed. "Nobody anticipated prices going where they...
News the world of classic cocktails, there's really not much else.Vodka however did (make the cut). We would have been foolish if we overlooked the popularity of that market. Because vodka is such a core of modern drinking, we couldn't leave it out...


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