OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

05/27/2016 - 10:40am -

She was 15 years old--an accomplished student-athlete from a loving home, the kind of kid of whom it is said "she has the world going for her."

In November of 2015, her father went in to her room to discover she had taken her own life.

05/26/2016 - 11:13am -

Back in their days, Presidents Theodore Roosevelt and William Howard Taft were known for trust-busting. In an era of price-fixing, crony capitalism and corruption their actions helped to create more opportunities in the marketplace by creating competition.

05/24/2016 - 11:09am -

Our nation's founders were well versed in the lessons of the history that preceded them. They knew of power's natural tendency to escalate into greater power.

So they included the Bill of Rights, based on the notion of individual self-determination.

05/16/2016 - 11:31am -

Never talk about Sex, Religion or Politics.

Honey draws more flies than vinegar.

These adages seem to have gone by the wayside in today's world of the social-network connected.

Intolerance and groupthink are not the domain of a single party, candidate or ideology.

05/06/2016 - 11:34am -

It's a bit of an ironic twist. Mr. Trump has banked his campaign on the argument that the establishment shouldn't be picking the nominee and expecting folks to simply fall in line to support him or her.  Now, it is Mr.