Purcell's weekly column, now in its 15th year, is syndicated by Cagle Cartoons to hundreds of publications and Web sites nationally and internationally. It has been featured on the Rusty Humphries Show, the Laura Ingraham Show and the Rush Limbaugh Show, as well as other radio programs in Canada and the U.S.
I'm turning into my father.
I've heard a lot of interesting stories of people trying, and failing, to sign up for ObamaCare, but this one takes the cake. According to UPI, Shane Smith, of Fort Collins, Colo., had his new ObamaCare insurance opened under his dog's name.
Sure, the country isn't doing so well at the moment, but there are still plenty of reasons to be thankful this Thanksgiving.
Sheesh, what did they expect?
Millions of you are asking why your health insurance policies are being canceled and the premiums and deductibles for your new policies are, for the majority of you, doubling, tripling or worse.
Rebecca was stunned when she opened her mail last week. Her insurance carrier, Highmark BCBS, said her health insurance premium would rise 40 percent this year and her policy would be canceled on Dec. 1, 2014.
"Duck Dynasty," as you surely are aware, is an A&E reality show that presents the Robertson clan, the long-bearded owners and operators of Duck Commander in West Monroe, La. Duck Commander hand-makes duck calls.
I became upset when I got word. Jeep, reports Automotive News, is shifting its focus away from hearty off-road 4X4's to, mostly, dinky little two-wheel-drive cars that ride smoothly on paved roads - the kind of cars Europeans like to drive.
During my last visit to New York City, I stumbled into an unexpected discussion about its restrictive gun polices.
Too many of our political leaders see government as the solution to our challenges. If only they paid more consideration to what some of our great minds had to say about government.
It wasn't so long ago that a fellow could get by without movie-star looks and a captivating personality - even a bald, chubby guy could win the affections of a nice lady, so long as he had a good heart and was a CPA.
Get this: Happiness among human beings peaks at age 23, tanks at 55, then peaks again at 69.
Life for kids is harder today than ever before, and I offer up proof: According to a variety of news reports, many elementary schools are eliminating recess.Why would schools do such a heartless thing?
Even on the hottest nights of the summer, my father knew how to make our house ice cold.
Back in 2011, President Obama issued an executive order to root out security violators within the federal government -- people like Edward Snowden, our most recent leaker of government secrets.
Here's something you should do if you haven't done so in a while: visit your mother and father and get out the old photo box.
I don't understand what they are thinking.
I don't know who they are, but I've got to hand it to them. I'm too cynical to do what they do.
Students, faculty, family members and friends, it is my great honor to deliver your commencement speech today.
The American accountant suffers "a poor work/life balance, botched sleep schedules, poor eating habits, and problems in personal relationships." One survey found 64 percent complain that their clients, far more confused by the tax code than they, are careless or unprepared. I hope our accountants can forgive us.