Oprah as presidential timber

Editor’s Note:  A misconception about newspapers and the journalists who work for them is that they’re all unabashed liberals. In my 30+ years in the business, I met plenty of liberals, but also conservatives who attended NASCAR events and had big gun collections. The defining characteristic of a newspaper journalist is one who can set aside personal […]

Trump’s UN rant leaves Shinbone Star staff feeling ‘totally destroyed’

Donald Trump’s first speech before the United Nations General Assembly was well attended. And it went downhill from there. The speech was promoted as a way world leaders could reconcile Trump’s conflicting statements about the international body. What they got was a long rant filled with bluster and bravado, punctuated with rambling contradictions on why […]