By J.D. HAYWORTH
You work close up to elections for 30 years, you have the chance to learn some things about candidates and campaigns. The most important one is this: Many people vote with their gut, not their head.
Football. Turkey. Family. Oh my, did I mention football? The first professional Thanksgiving Day football game was played in 1920. In 1939, Thanksgiving was moved to the third Thursday in November, because President Roosevelt wanted to add more Christmas shopping days to the holiday season. …
This quote by Robert Lintner sums up Thanksgiving perfectly. “Thanksgiving was never meant to be shut up in a single day,” John F. Kennedy said. “We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives.”
Without a doubt, the timing was purely coincidental.
On Election Day 2022, our state had precisely 2,707,396 registered Republicans and Democrats.
As the Nov. 8 General Election draws near, you may want a prediction about the outcome. Here’s mine – and it’s a pretty safe bet.
Voters can be forgiven their skepticism as Election Day approaches.
Efforts to erase our southern border are accelerating as Election Day approaches.
Finally we have a definitive test about the ignorance of voters and the notion that when it comes to public relations, any story that builds more name recognition is a win.
Día de los Muertos is approaching. So is Halloween. In Mexico, the holiday is a time when families welcome back the souls of their deceased relatives for a brief reunion that includes food, drink and celebration.
The old joke is perhaps more insulting than amusing — and certainly burns the ears of educators and athletic department personnel alike.
My mother often cautioned us on the value of silence. She mostly spoke her mind and expected her kids to as well, unless we had no clue what we were talking about. Then she advocated holding your tongue.
Cinnamon. Ginger. Nutmeg. Allspice. The holy grail of spices. The pumpkin spice season has arrived! How did this “autumn flavor” gain so much popularity in America that it practically formed its own culture?
Flippy, move over. There is a new tin can in town. Elon Musk debuted Optimus, the “robot of the future.” Flippy is just a shiny steel robot who can flip burgers at fast-food restaurants that had to be put on paid leave one day after he started! It seems that Flippy’s human co-workers just co…
Of all the many sorts of snobbery that exist in the world today, surely the most annoying is dining snobbery. You, too, have that one friend, I imagine — the Certified Restaurant Adventurer©.