Opinion

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Published on September 12, 2014 - Page 15
The incident of a local bridal shop denying service to a lesbian couple and the ensuing community reactions, provides an excellent opportunity for...
Published on September 11, 2014 - Page 13
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or...
Published on September 11, 2014 - Page 13
The August 2014 issue of the National Geographic magazine devotes 20 or so pages to an article titled, “The New Face of Hunger.” The article...
Published on September 11, 2014 - Page 13
President Obama was asked if the “experimental” drug for the Ebola virus would be sent to Africa since it looks like it helped the two Americans...
Published on September 11, 2014 - Page 13
Imagine I am a goat farmer with a steady stream of regular customers. People buy my goats for purposes ranging from breeding to consumption. One day...
Published on September 11, 2014 - Page 13
In 2011, a 20-year-old volunteer fireman from Benton was arrested for using the flashing lights on his vehicle to impersonate a police officer and...
Published on September 11, 2014 - Page 13
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column published in the Philadelphia Daily News by John Norbeck, vice president and COO of PennFuture, an...
Published on September 11, 2014 - Page 13
“Seth is a cold-hearted killer. I would call him an animal, but an animal only kills out of necessity. Seth killed out of convenience.” Todd Caldwell...
Published on September 10, 2014 - Page 17
“She would love this. We’ve all said this so many times: The one person who would really think this is the greatest thing ever is the lady who it’s...
Published on September 10, 2014 - Page 17
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or...
Published on September 10, 2014 - Page 17
As I read the Millville school board’s problem with the teachers union, I think back to when Evy Lysk was totally hated by the union during Benton’s...
Published on September 10, 2014 - Page 17
The corruption conviction of former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell should send chills through Harrisburg, where gift-taking is as natural as...
Published on September 10, 2014 - Page 17
Here’s a question for your next person-on-the-street interview feature: Who was Bertolt Brecht? You may get some flickers of recognition, but those...
Published on September 10, 2014 - Page 17
With higher pension costs slamming into school budgets, elected officials are casting about for new ways to separate taxpayers from their money. Tom...
Published on September 10, 2014 - Page 17
EDITOR’S NOTE: An excerpt from a column by Marc A. Thiessen in The Washington Post. When former President George W. Bush makes a rare visit to...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 16
Deviants who harbor a sick sexual affinity for children gravitate toward schools because that’s where it’s easiest to cultivate prospective victims....
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 16
The letter Sept. 5 from Karen Cotter is troubling indeed. It proves that liberals can get an education without being educated in the process. Karen...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 16
Reno’s “win” in a multi-state bidding war for Tesla Motors’ lithium-ion battery manufacturing plant will cost Nevada taxpayers dearly, showing again...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 16
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is another in a monthly series of columns by the Columbia County Farm Bureau about “The State of Agriculture.” By Jeff B. Giger...
Published on September 9, 2014 - Page 16
“‘What is the vision?’ And it has to be a shared vision.” Bill Peduto Mayor of Pittsburgh, speaking Sunday on the “Meet the Press” television show...

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