Ben Boychuk

Ben Boychuk

A republic, not a giant H.R. department

Schultz says he won’t run for president “unless I think I can win.” Whether he can win or not, he should not run if he doesn’t understand that governing a country is not the same as building a successful Fortune 500 company.

Ben Boychuk

Some best possible outcomes of the shutdown

About 350,000 nonessential federal employees have been on furlough since Dec. 22. What purpose would a reduction in force serve? Simply put, it would knee-cap the “Resistance” that is working to undermine a duly-elected presidency from within.

Ben Boychuk

Screaming at Trump accomplishes nothing

Thousands of Americans are supposed to assemble on Nov. 8 to “scream helplessly at the sky.” Why? Well, why not? It will be one year since Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, and that’s reason enough for people to emote angrily if impotently at the seeming injustice of it all.

Story of Amador County deputy digging through snow to rescue woman stranded in freezing house

An Amador County Sheriff’s deputy dug through knee-high snow to rescue an isolated woman from her freezing home in Pioneer, California, on Saturday.