How do you handle a drunken Chihuahua?
Before committing three-quarters of a million dollars or more to a real estate deal that is murky at best, the McDowell County Commissioners should hold a public hearing and answer questions about the project.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has held three news conferences with foreign leaders over the last several weeks. The traditional format for these events is that the U.S. press gets two questions and the foreign press gets two. That's it.
Donald Trump is the political reincarnation of Tina Turner - he doesn't do anything nice and easy. Also, they're both Type A personalities who expend a lot of energy, but hardly move at all. And both are famous for high-maintenance hair.
PHOENIX - The heroic effort by Arizona's largest newspaper to oppose Donald Trump, which began last September, continues now that he is in the White House, with even greater vigor than before.
When Senate Republicans decided last year to ditch their constitutional duty - by stiffing President Obama's eminently qualified Supreme Court nominee, denying him even the courtesy of a hearing - they took a big political risk. They gambled that the voters wouldn't punish them on election day.
Though he campaigned as the scourge of the "elite" who would come to Washington and "drain the swamp," even before he takes office Donald Trump is establishing a new low when it comes to financial entanglements and the exploitation of government for personal financial gain. And he has sent a clear signal to those coming to work for him: Don't worry about ethics.
Yes, it’s all fun and games at the local watering hole until a drunken monkey grabs a kitchen knife, threatens bar patrons, scampers onto the roof of the establishment and menacingly waves his blade around before firefighters eventually subdue him.
On March 5, an asteroid dubbed 2013 TX68 could plow into the Earth and destroy life as we know it, zoom precariously close to the orb we call home or miss us by a country mile.
While perusing the Internet for news on current events, insane comments on those current events and videos of cats playing pingpong, I came upon an attention-grabbing headline: “Head Transplant Performed on Monkey, Surgeon Claims.”
On Jan. 7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, a set recommendations “intended to help improve eating habits and, in turn, reduce obesity and prevent chronic diseases such as Type 2 diabetes, hypertension and heart disease,” according t…
It is now 2016, and many readers – perhaps upwards of three or four -- are asking, “Scott, where is your annual list of predictions for the coming year, a throw-away holiday column you somehow manage to produce despite drinking massive quantities of high-octane eggnog and consuming enough sa…
Are you looking for the best in security for your home, business, South African air force base or Indonesian prison island? Then you’ll want to employ a crack squadron of deadly crocodiles, tigers, cheetahs and piranhas to keep the bad guys out – or, if you have an Indonesian prison island, in.
I’m a handy guy who likes to make an extra buck or two on the side. That’s why, in addition to newspaper editing, column writing and debt collecting for the mob, I have decided to start a limousine service to provide the finest in first-class transportation for weddings, bachelorette parties…
Semiconscious readers who aren’t too full of turkey (wild or otherwise) may recall last week’s column, a look at the 2015 Worst Toy List, Part One. It’s a holiday tradition that pretty much locks us into this, a look at the 2015 Worst Toy List, Part Two.
If there is a war on Christmas, then an army of dastardly and unscrupulous toymakers is plotting to sneak cheap plastic bombs under thousands of trees across this great nation ours.
A new brand of jacked-up peanut butter either “delivers protein, electrolytes, and caffeine, granting you hours of endurance and focus, and freeing you from distractions like hunger and fatigue,” as its makers insist, or will likely cause “an array of adverse symptoms like nervousness, incre…