Opinion

Published on December 6, 2021 - Page 18
Some “very fine people” were held liable for terrible crimes last month in Virginia. A jury there concluded that representatives of five White...
Published on December 6, 2021 - Page 18
Rich, Republican and want to be a U.S. senator? Pennsylvania might as well hang a welcome sign. The presidential battleground state’s high-stakes...
Published on December 5, 2021 - Page 19
Joe Paterno’s salary in his final year as head coach of the Penn State football team in 2011 was just a shade more than $1 million. Now, just 10...
Published on December 5, 2021 - Page 19
ROSE: As far as real-estate investments go, Cristian Foust’s purchase of vacant land north of the Columbia Mall for $850,000 in 2018 stands out. In...
Published on December 5, 2021 - Page 19
As the winter season approaches us, the question of whether it’s better to say “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Holidays” once again has arrived. Year...
Published on December 5, 2021 - Page 19
InsideSources.com These days, it is hard to find much that’s stable in contemporary “strategic stability,” the polite phrase describing the balance...
Published on December 4, 2021 - Page 15
When one of the greats in any field of endeavor passes away, it’s only natural to focus much of our attention on the accomplishments that made them...
Published on December 4, 2021 - Page 15
THORN: This thorn isn’t for Southern Columbia in particular, although it’s the first local school district to announce plans to end its mask mandate...
Published on December 4, 2021 - Page 15
Recently, good news came to Columbia County. Considering how rare good news is these days, it should have been trumpetted from the roof tops. Since...
Published on December 4, 2021 - Page 15
America’s two-fold original sin began when the “White plague,” our European ancestors, first set foot on the North American continent. Beginning with...
Published on December 4, 2021 - Page 15
Families in Michigan will set an empty place at the table this holiday season in the wake of the mass shooting at Oxford High School that left four...
Published on December 3, 2021 - Page 8
More than a year after President Joe Biden carried Pennsylvania by more than 80,000 votes in the most highly scrutinized and repeatedly verified...
Published on December 3, 2021 - Page 8
ROSE: Back in school, book report day —when you had to stand in front of the class and tell them what you learned from your reading — was always one...
Published on December 3, 2021 - Page 8
Both PPL Electric and UGI Gas just announced substantial increases for Dec. 1 that may shock people. Because of President Biden’s policies beginning...
Published on December 3, 2021 - Page 8
Not long ago, Mr. Jay Nixon used that tired old saw about people not standing up to the bad guys. What really bothers Jay is that people are standing...
Published on December 3, 2021 - Page 8
‘Be careful the things you say,” wrote Stephen Sondheim, “children will listen.” Just a lyric in a fanciful musical called “Into the Woods,” you...
Published on December 3, 2021 - Page 8
Apparently in a small town somewhere in the country there is a large factory that will recruit only married men. One of the local women, a feisty...
Published on December 2, 2021 - Page 18
Felman Production is one of the few plants in America that produces ferroalloys — amalgamations of iron and other metals — that are essential to the...
Published on December 2, 2021 - Page 18
We’re glad to hear the CEO of Berwick Hospital Center has plans to expand and improve the facility. We’re even more glad to hear the hospital plans...
Published on December 2, 2021 - Page 18
Recently, I have heard certain officials stating how safe, and effective, the COVID virus shots are. The VAERS reports prove it is not safe for all...
Published on December 1, 2021 - Page 18
Writer P.J. O’Rourke recently recounted a speech he heard at a financial advice forum called the Stansberry Conference for his newsletter American...
Published on December 1, 2021 - Page 18
Greek letters have a way of making everything sound more scary. “The Omicron Variant” wouldn’t sound out of line as the title of an apocalyptic...
Published on December 1, 2021 - Page 18
I wish I had a change of heart, but I still can’t support it. Back in 2009, long before I got my beloved 11-month-old puppy, Thurber, I was critical...
Published on December 1, 2021 - Page 18
InsideSources.com Although bipartisanship seems to be rare in a polarized Washington, after Donald Trump was defeated for a second term as president...
Published on December 1, 2021 - Page 18
My dog used to chase people on a scooter a lot. It got so bad we had to take his scooter away. ••• Two goldfish are in a tank. One says to the...
Published on November 30, 2021 - Page 6
Gadfly politician and erstwhile “patriot” Frank Scavo of Old Forge stood on the U.S. courthouse steps in Scranton in September and incongruously...
Published on November 30, 2021 - Page 6
Americans across the political spectrum fret about how “Big Tech” and its addictive creations are hurting us, especially children. If you’re among...
Published on November 30, 2021 - Page 6
“A wrong means can never be used towards a right end. If the means is evil, the end will also be evil.”— Jiddu Krishnamurti It was late Spring this...
Published on November 30, 2021 - Page 6
We would like to use the Press Enterprise to publicly thank Kim McLaughlin and her faithful volunteers for running a softball clinic for youngsters...
Published on November 30, 2021 - Page 6
The global attention has dissipated, but the crisis is intensifying. The bleak year Afghans have endured is turning to a still bleaker winter. The UN...