Joe Hotchkiss Columns


Hotchkiss: Law officers protect our backs each day - it's time we...

Usually I ignore all those dressed-up inspirational quotes everyone seems to post on social media. But I came across one I... Read more

Hotchkiss: It's an honor just to be nominated: A guide to sprucing...

I expected laughter to follow after telling more than one person this past week that presidential candidate Donald... Read more

Hotchkiss: Embarrassing TSA miscues wrap air travelers in an insecurity...

Fair is fair.

I’m going to spend the rest of this column talking about how wasteful... Read more

Hotchkiss: Should state Supreme Court tell Klan to clean the road or...

You think politics makes strange bedfellows? Try adopting a highway.

Hum the theme to... Read more

Joe Hotchkiss: Comic goes tragic: What jughead decided to make Archie a...

So, Death with Archie? Life Without Archie?

You’ve heard about this, right? In the latest edition of the comic book ... Read more

Joe Hotchkiss: Pardon me for not being all broken up over Hillary being...

This column was going to be about the pressing needs of food banks during the summer months. But that’ll have to wait until the next column.... Read more

Hotchkiss: Did he really say that? Historical figures get hijacked...

“The problem with Internet quotes is that you can’t always depend on their accuracy.”

– Abraham Lincoln, 1864.... Read more

Joe Hotchkiss: Tests' wording gets 'A' for political...

I came across a scary story recently.

But I’ll save the scariest part for last.

The New York City Department of Education prepared a... Read more

Joe Hotchkiss: Curiously worded test questions smell awfully like...

I take pride in writing a column for The Augusta Chronicle. But it’s nothing compared to the pride the good people at Kraft Foods take in... Read more