Byline: By JIM CAHILLANE

In his new book, “The Bomber Mafia,” Malcolm Gladwell goes into great detail about World War II’s Norden bombsight. As an amateur historian, I’ve...

Elections of a lifetime

10/21/20

The day I turned 21, my dad drove me to Hamp’s City Hall to register to vote as a Democrat, like him. My free act was grounded in grade school...

Did you hear the one about the Russian “tourist” who offered a cool million dollars to a Tesla employee for doing him a favor? The KGB agent’s...

CBS Late Night Show host, Stephen Colbert, is credited with saying that “Liberals have a well-known bias toward reality.” My family asks me to...

One of our early retirement trips to the United Kingdom took us to the Plague Village of Eyam. History teaches us many truths and Eyam is an object...

When German Chancellor Angela Merkel railed against walls of all kinds in this year’s Harvard commencement, she knew her subject.Merkel was born...

By June 1954, I’d served one-and-a-half years at my U.S. Air Force English base, RAF Fairford. I was young, green and unaware that Fairford...

America was shocked March 5 when Alex Trebek announced his serious cancer diagnosis. The popular quiz show host and “Jeopardy” are celebrating...

Ancestry checked my DNA to report that my younger brother, Steve, is my nearest relative. Saint Patrick’s Day has come and gone but Ireland’s...

When reading a new book, I head to the acknowledgments page. It’s there that the author takes his or her opportunity to thank a number of people...

“To tell the truth,” said President Trump, “I think that he may be sort of a Democrat.” His subject was outgoing Defense Secretary and Marine...

Columnist Jim Cahillane: To err is Trump

11/28/18

Babies, borders and bombs — oh my! Sorry, Toto, we’re definitely not in Kansas anymore. Trump Land, where we live now, is officially La La Land.La...

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