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Published on January 21, 2015 - Page 18
Government is like a compost heap. It’s useful only if turned over regularly to introduce fresh air; if not, it starts to stink, and eventually rots...
Published on January 21, 2015 - Page 18
This is an answer for fracking. A company leased over 300 acres of property owned by my son-in-law and daughter. They got a good sum of money for...
Published on January 21, 2015 - Page 18
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from a column in The Philadelphia Inquirer by Sam Bernhardt, senior Pennsylvania organizer for Food and Water Watch (www....
Published on January 21, 2015 - Page 18
With an unparalleled display of righteous indignation, Jay Nixon has deemed Evy Lysk and others as liars for their claim that Obama is, in fact, a...
Published on January 20, 2015 - Page 15
Electricity came to Catawissa in January 1896. In moments of frustration, some residents today would swear it hasn’t improved much since. Judging by...
Published on January 20, 2015 - Page 15
“He who is not with Me is against Me, and he who does not gather with Me scatters abroad” (Jesus Christ, quoted in Matthew 12:30, NKJV). An Oct. 11...
Published on January 20, 2015 - Page 15
EDITOR’S NOTE: Excerpts from the most recent column by conservative Ann Coulter, author of “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3 — Especially a Republican...
Published on January 20, 2015 - Page 15
As promised in my previous letter, here is the conclusion of a report released by the Human Behavioral Science Division in 2003. It doesn’t paint a...
Published on January 20, 2015 - Page 15
Bloomsburg University’s recent award from the Carnegie Foundation is nice but very misleading as a valid measure of “civic engagement.” The BU...
Published on January 19, 2015 - Page 6
THORN: Supporters of WVIA put the P for “Public” in PBS when they voted with their wallets to depose long-time director Bill Kelly. The Citizens’...
Published on January 19, 2015 - Page 6
As the world mourned Monday the Paris bloodshed and debated President Obama’s European absence, a critically important development took place in...
Published on January 18, 2015 - Page 24
ROSE: For as long as anyone can remember, Americans have harbored disdain for France. Although they were our first allies, and their military history...
Published on January 18, 2015 - Page 24
In 2003, Dutton published a book by Al Franken titled, “Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right.” Among others...
Published on January 18, 2015 - Page 24
Washington brims with expertise on any subject you can think of. If policy analysts in an executive agency don’t have an answer sought by a member of...
Published on January 18, 2015 - Page 24
EDITOR’S NOTE : Excerpts from a recent column by George S. Will. Not since the multiplication of the loaves and fishes near the Sea of Galilee has...
Published on January 18, 2015 - Page 24
On Dec. 15, Bloomsburg Town Council member Carey Howell voted not to investigate local ways to offer legal protection from discrimination based on...
Published on January 17, 2015 - Page 23
THORN: Just two months ago, a Bloomsburg man was brought to court in shackles, complaining about cockroaches and other indignities inside the...
Published on January 17, 2015 - Page 23
With all the information available, it’s hard to believe that abortions continue. Science confirms that an embryo is alive at the moment of...
Published on January 17, 2015 - Page 23
Hell hath no fury like a 17-year-old with a political cause: If the outcome weren’t so tragic, we might draw that conclusion from Ohio teen Leelah...
Published on January 17, 2015 - Page 23
EDITOR’S NOTE : Excerpts from reporting by Bill Vidonic of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Nearly two-thirds of Pennsylvanians expect to see a boost...

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