October 14, 2015
How I tried listening to the Democrats’ debate last night! I really tried. But after an hour and 40 minutes, I just couldn’t take it.
My head hurt.
It hurt because all those who are running for the Democratic presidential nomination were... More ›
September 17, 2015
The moderators of last night’s debate were more interested in sparking conflicts than in providing information. And the analysts are giving way too much credit to the debates, as though each... More ›
August 25, 2015
Hillary Clinton can’t decide if she’s the smartest woman in the world -- or the dumbest.
In answering questions at a recent press conference, the former First Lady diligently explained... More ›
August 10, 2015
As I watched a recap of the debates, I realized that there was so much more to the debates than Donald Trump -- so much more that the media have not discovered.
The problem is, there were... More ›
August 8, 2015
Did Donald Trump do himself in during this first Republican debate this week. Fox News thinks so. After watching the debate, a Fox News focus group led by Frank Luntz, concluded that Trump, indeed, had crashed and burned.
This, and Megyn Kelly’s... More ›
July 22, 2015
As we live and breathe, there is a rule for every breath we take.
Government regulates the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, and the noise we make. It tells us when we can fill out tanks with gasoline and what kind of fuel... More ›
July 4, 2015
On the Democratic side, it is a short list.
Hillary Clinton, 67: She does have the full support of the media who are quite willing to carry water for her, as they did for her... More ›
November 11, 2014
Organizing for America sent me an email today that said: “What President Obama did yesterday is a big deal for anyone who uses the internet.”
It is a VERY big deal, but it is not a GOOD deal. Obama is urging the FCC to “protect”... More ›
October 18, 2014
Despite efforts from the White House and the Centers for Disease Control, to tamp down fears of a widespread Ebola outbreak in this country, Americans remain skeptical.
The CDC has issued definitive protocols for handling Ebola patients, but... More ›
October 12, 2014
Before we can change the nation, we must change our community, and by change, I mean citizen participation in government. It starts right here at home.
Just sharing your disagreements on... More ›
June 2, 2014
(Updated) Most people assume that in order to be successful, students need a college degree: “Educating every American student to graduate from high school prepared for college and for a career... More ›
August 26, 2013
Comments posted recently to our Web site are typical of frequent criticism of newspapers, however, many of them miss their mark.
There is a lot of confusion, for instance, about information... More ›
April 25, 2013
The Marketplace Fairness Act, may soon pass the Senate. It would require sellers to collect sales taxes for online purchases.
At first glance, it would appear to be as it says: Fair. But... More ›
December 31, 2012
House Republicans reversed course Tuesday evening (Jan. 1) and charted a path toward a possible late-night vote on the bipartisan agreement struck in the Senate to avoid the worst... More ›
November 7, 2012
What does an Obama win mean?
It means a LOT of things, but that would take volumes to explain.
Suffice it to say that we will have more of the same. Higher unemployment. Increased costs for health insurance and health care. Higher prices... More ›
November 2, 2012
PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA: "This is a tough time for a lot of people -- millions of folks ... . But America is tougher, and we’re tougher because we pull together. We leave nobody behind. We make sure that we respond as a nation and remind ourselves... More ›
October 29, 2012
It’s tough out there, with a hurricane bearing down on the East Coast and questions continuing about Libya-Gate, but campaigns must go on.
This is, I believe, about the fifth or sixth email that I have gotten from Michelle Obama or someone else... More ›
October 1, 2012
The headlines are all about “The Debates.”
President Barack Obama’s camp claims that presidential contender Mitt Romney is “more prepared,” because he recently campaigned in the primaries.... More ›
September 18, 2012
We’ve all seen the headlines in the last few days.
The economy’s in the tank.
The Middle East is in turmoil.
Americans are being attacked and murdered by terrorists.
American embassies are under siege.
Iran is on the verge of... More ›
September 7, 2012
I know, you will have to think twice when you read this. ... too good to be true!
"Wilson County commission meetings aren’t exactly the hottest ticket in town, but the last meeting was so... More ›