Opinion

Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 15
The ongoing opioid addiction crisis began with excessive distribution of a new generation of effective opioid painkillers, such as OxyContin. But...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 15
We don’t believe government vaccine mandates will do anything more than inspire a more iron-backed opposition and plenty of lawsuits. Private...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 15
It is a travesty for people to shop for their medications at any tractor supply store! Do not take animal medications to treat early Covid! The dose...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 15
“Any sound that Winston made, above the level of a very low whisper, would be picked up by the telescreen; moreover, so long as he remained within...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 15
This is a letter to let the community know what a wonderful group of volunteers our area has. On Saturday morning, Aug. 25th, my 74-year-old wife...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 15
A plane hit a patch of severe turbulence and the passengers were holding on tight as it rocked and reeled through the night. A little old lady turned...
Published on September 16, 2021 - Page 15
“Larry Elder handed them so many gifts on a platter. He is literally the antithesis of most California voters.” Dana Williamson A top adviser to...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 6
The Justice Department’s lawsuit last week against the state of Texas over its extreme new anti-abortion-rights law isn’t just about abortion. Also...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 6
Groups opposed to a newly required vaccine protested. Teachers found themselves in the midst of clashing segments of society, with diametrically...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 6
Many of the members of the Bloomsburg Fair Association are concerned about what’s currently happening, and this was obvious by the large number that...
Published on September 15, 2021 - Page 6
With several COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in the U.S. and variant spread on the rise, we have a powerful tool to help us overcome the...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 15
If so many Floridians weren’t dying from COVID-19, the state’s body count from drug overdoses would be a five-alarm public health crisis. The...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 15
What if we subjected our federal government to the same accounting scrutiny that every private corporation must face? Would Congress be more honest...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 15
To “Bloomsburg man, email” (most recently “30 Seconds” Sept.10) and some other people, you are not doing what I very nicely asked you to doin my...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 15
With each new school year inevitably come new initiatives. The American educational establishment is rather fond of jargon and trends. One of the...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 15
The lesson lawmakers should have learned after the riotous attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6 is that violent words can incite violent acts. When...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 15
My dad always told me, “Find a girl with an embarrassing tattoo and try to convince her to marry you.” “She knows how to make bad decisions, but is...
Published on September 14, 2021 - Page 15
“We made the right decision in ending America’s longest-running war.” Antony Blinken Secretary of State, pushing back against Republican criticism...
Published on September 13, 2021 - Page 6
I have been in only one earthquake. It was in Izmir, Turkey, in 2014. The earth moved, undulating under my feet. Buildings shook and people’s fear...
Published on September 12, 2021 - Page 23
People need trees. A world without ilex, cinnamon and rosewood trees, a world devoid of magnolias, hornbeams and maples would be much the poorer. We...
Published on September 12, 2021 - Page 23
THORN: You’d think after 18 months, the Wolf administration would be better at giving directions related to COVID-19. But Columbia County District...
Published on September 12, 2021 - Page 23
In the days since the U.S. completed its withdrawal from Afghanistan, the Biden administration has reiterated that it will “judge the Taliban by its...
Published on September 12, 2021 - Page 23
No matter where you live, the recent surge of COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations is alarming. But as health experts have explained, in many...
Published on September 11, 2021 - Page 18
Soon, many Americans began demanding retribution —or, as the Philadelphia Daily News put it the day after the attacks, “Blood for blood.” “Revenge...
Published on September 11, 2021 - Page 18
ROSE: It’s hard to believe 20 years have passed since that clear September morning, when over radios and televisions we heard the news that first one...
Published on September 11, 2021 - Page 18
There was a nice, well-done photograph in the local newspaper on March 6 covering the recently completed new Arts and Administration Budling on the...
Published on September 11, 2021 - Page 18
Aristotle, the ancient Greek philosopher, believed that education should be one and the same for ALL and that it should be Public, not private,...
Published on September 11, 2021 - Page 18
InsideSources.com The 2021-2022 academic year is starting and there is a lot of fear and uncertainty about it, especially as the pandemic continues...
Published on September 11, 2021 - Page 18
Most gun duels in the Wild West could have been prevented if only the city planners had made towns big enough for everyone.
Published on September 10, 2021 - Page 16
Is America safer after its 20-year war on terrorism in Afghanistan has resulted in the Taliban’s victory? The answer, like the war itself, is muddled...