Commentary

Military leadership traits help business, too

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One benefit of our company’s business sponsorship of the Admiral Nimitz Foundation is its invitation to attend its annual Leadership Seminar.

What's that up there in the night sky?

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I supposed it was growing up in a small village isolated in the Smoky Mountains of North Carolina that got me hooked on backyard astronomy.

Tragedies remind us to slow down, take in

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Monday morning I received news that my good friend and Fredericksburg High School classmate of 2010, Aaron Chavarria, passed away in a car accident.

Texas public records belong to the people

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If it wasn’t for access to public records, none of us would know how widespread concussions are among our young student athletes and how we might better prevent them.

Perry will export our energy success

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The confirmation of former Texas Governor Rick Perry as Secretary of Energy should help all areas of the energy industry.

Deciding what's real versus fake news

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Remember the old advertisements with the slogan “Is it live or is it Memorex?” That company touted its cassette tape quality, saying listeners couldn’t distinguish between a recording on one of its

The most important Beatles song?

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Okay, I’ll admit it: I’ve always been a Beatles fan. Since my early teenage years, I’ve had what nowadays would be called a “man-crush” on the Lads from Liverpool.