Stonewall transparency

by Pat Boone -- Let's see. I seem to remember a declarative, emphatic promise from candidate Barack Obama, something about "a new transparency in government." Yes, and a resounding, fervent promise by more…

Needed: A tenting of the White House

by Pat Boone -- In time, it seems to happen to all older houses, no matter how well tended they may be. All manner of parasites, vermin, roaches, rats, worms and termites more…

An insightful twist on the alien invasion

by Pat Boone -- Friend, I enjoy writing these weekly columns, and I especially enjoy the mounting response I've been getting, mostly positive. I even appreciate the negative ones and disagreements as more…

Is the 1st Amendment still relevant?

by Pat Boone -- Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the more…

Ignorance: A death sentence

by Pat Boone -- I've been writing these weekly columns four years now. I don't get paid, and that's not even a consideration. It's a privilege to mount this soap box and more…

A call to arms

by Pat Boone -- It was just before dawn. Close to a million people stood silently at attention, waiting for the signal. Looming above them in the dissipating darkness was a thick more…

False alarms

by Pat Boone -- Remember "Y2K"? The growing angst, eventually near panic, the predictions that at the stroke of midnight, 1999, every computer and digital device in the world would self-destruct? Like more…

Losing liberty

by Pat Boone -- I used to call myself lucky. I don't do that anymore. I call myself blessed. The good and the great things I've enjoyed in my life aren't the more…

Dr. Feelgood strikes again

by Pat Boone -- Back when I and my singing career were young, I heard about my friend Eddie Fisher and his friend, a man they called "Dr. Feelgood." Eddie was singing more…

Highway to Hell

by Pat Boone -- I was quite shocked a few nights ago while briefly checking in on the Bill Maher TV show. His guest was Brad Pitt, and I was curious to more…