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Jayne: Sound bites go only so far

August 16, 2020, 6:02am Columns

It was wonkish at times, which Grammarist.com defines as “studiously concerned with minutiae.” And while that doesn’t always make for exciting video, campaigns should require more depth and thoughtfulness than “Make America Great Again.” Policy should matter more than sound bites. Read story

Jayne: Many unaffiliated voters party on

August 9, 2020, 6:02am Columns

It is a quirk of American politics, kind of like the McDonald’s phenomenon. Few people admit to actually liking McDonald’s, but for some reason there is one on every other corner. Read story

Jayne: A systematic look at ‘systemic’

July 19, 2020, 6:02am Columns

The concept can be difficult to grasp, even with its current prominence in the national discourse. Read story

Jayne: A curious time for care rollback

June 28, 2020, 6:02am Columns

Employer-based health care is a fine system — if you have an employer. And no pandemic. And an administration that is actually interested in the health of Americans. Read story

Jayne: Confederacy of a dunce

June 14, 2020, 6:02am Columns

To paraphrase then-candidate Donald Trump, I like people who weren’t treasonous losers. Read story

Jayne: We’re sorry for editorial cartoon

June 4, 2020, 10:39am Columns

It is time to practice what we preach. Read story

Jayne: ‘Groundhog Day’ sameness has toll

May 10, 2020, 6:02am Columns

Being a columnist, I am ed to blathering on about a single thought for 675 words or so. My wife is more succinct. Read story

Jayne: Modernize to aid governance

April 26, 2020, 6:02am Columns

In the ocean that is the coronavirus, this is merely a drop. But it is an interesting exercise in considering the long-term effects of the pandemic, both large and small. Read story

Jayne: Philanthropy can be embarrassing

April 19, 2020, 6:02am Columns

It is a good question. An important question. A question that speaks to who we are as a nation. And it will warrant a deep discussion once we get past the pandemic stage of the coronavirus outbreak. Read story

Jayne: Are we up to the task with virus?

March 22, 2020, 6:02am Columns

Admittedly, we have lived a life of privilege. Or, to put a finer point on it, we have been spoiled. Read story