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Bob Franken: The ties that unbind

...many would be protesting they weren't really closed-minded, saying, "Some of my best friends are (right wingers/left wingers), but would you want your daughter to marry one?" And here's a tough question for those on the right: Would...

Teea McBride and Ron Winger of Kenai have announced their engagement. The couple plans...Central High School.The future groom is the son of Kathy Winger of Soldotna and Ronald Winger of Las Vegas. He is a 2001 Skyview High School graduate...
Foolish futility

...R's' noses in the mess they've created. It's actually kind of entertaining, in a sad way, to watch as the right-wingers squirm by passing legislation in the House to provide money for whichever programs have gotten hardship publicity. That's...
Rich Lowry: Paul Ryan's white hood

...not how to become the next George Wallace.Ryan's critics hate the word "culture," as if it's a concept that right-wingers came up with to justify nefarious doings rather than one that is central to understanding how the world works.In The New...
The un-American anti-Koch campaign

...Kochs since 2011 runs about 20 pages when printed. The logical endpoint of this anti-Kochery was the spectacle of left-wingers protesting the coming advent of the David H. Koch Center at New York Presbyterian Hospital because of its association with...
The Spite Before Christmas

...your health-care plan then you can keep it."But he has a dog with him, sniffing 'round like a bloodhound, For right-wingers to blame for the government shutdown. So the Republican deer bolt, they head right for my chimney. I grab for my gun, thinking...
Covert health care

...Fat chance, unless some creative action is taken. If this was folded into the intelligence community, many of the right-wingers would be far less willing to engage in their acts of sabotage. Thinking really big here, maybe the entire Affordable Care...
Obamacare do or die

...this. For years now, the No. 1 Republican article of faith is the belief that Obamacare must be undone. Maybe the right-wingers wasted a lot of energy. They simply could have waited until it unraveled on its own, like it seems to be doing now. When...
Political shoptalk

...Body," that's serious. But at least the lower House can waste time in a hurry. After all, that's where the right-wingers who control things have voted about 40 times to repeal Obamacare. The rest of us look askance at all this. Or we will, once...
Weekend hoops roundup

...0-0 4, Wingert 1 1-2 3. Totals - 20 10-16 54.Team fouls - Nikolaevsk 15, Dimond 27. Fouled out - Se. Kalugin, Wingers, Sulte, Hines.Mariners 50, Hawks 39Houston 3 7 15 14 -39Homer 7 13 16 14 -50Houston (39) - Malidore 2 0-0 4, Ruth...


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