Opinion

Published on September 22, 2018 - Page 11
In response to the heroin addiction epidemic some cities have considered something referred to as a “supervised injection facility.” Addicts would...
Published on September 22, 2018 - Page 11
Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he will go out and buy expensive fishing equipment, stupid looking clothes, a...
Published on September 22, 2018 - Page 11
ROSE: PennDOT has taken some unfair flak for not opening roads quickly enough after the flooding earlier this summer. But the armchair critics don’t...
Published on September 22, 2018 - Page 11
Just before the 2016 presidential election this paper published my piece, “How can the Coal Region vote for Trump?” (10/16/16) Trump is not on the...
Published on September 22, 2018 - Page 11
The headline certainly was provocative enough. It read, “Just another victim of melanated fratricide.” “Melanated fratricide” was the term used last...
Published on September 21, 2018 - Page 20
Is the pro-life movement on Capitol Hill dead? If it is, it’s congressional Republicans who have killed it. Funding for the Department of Health and...
Published on September 21, 2018 - Page 20
“This has nothing to do with politics. It’s just about character.” Megan Williams One of 65 women who signed a letter rallying behind high court...
Published on September 21, 2018 - Page 20
ROSE: If you saw the photo of a house near Hobbie going up in flames on last Saturday’s front page, you know Brian McLaughlin is the true definition...
Published on September 21, 2018 - Page 20
8. If you order cherry pie while eating in Kansas, don’t waste your time asking for it to be served with a scoop of ice cream on top... it’s against...
Published on September 21, 2018 - Page 20
When Christine Blasey Ford came forward to report that President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, sexually assaulted her in 1982, you...
Published on September 20, 2018 - Page 10
The Donald Trump administration would commit a serious mistake if it attempts to force China to make major concessions at the negotiation table in...
Published on September 20, 2018 - Page 10
I drove, over Labor Day weekend, to the little town where I grew up — Coshocton, Ohio — listening to the philosopher Roger Scruton talk about Edmund...
Published on September 20, 2018 - Page 10
Derrick Meador, a former teacher and middle school principal, recently compiled a list of rules every teacher should live by. His Rule No. 7 should...
Published on September 20, 2018 - Page 10
1. When visiting Louisiana, remember it is illegal to gargle in public... you can do just about anything else in public, but NO gargling! 2. And be...
Published on September 20, 2018 - Page 10
Hardly anyone, including the federal government itself, has confidence in the constitutionally mandated decennial census that will take place in 2020...
Published on September 19, 2018 - Page 8
The children were lined up in the cafeteria of a church elementary school for lunch. At the head of the table was a large pile of apples. The nun...
Published on September 19, 2018 - Page 8
“Utilizing cutting-edge technologies to empower eligible voters isn’t just something we can do — it’s something we must do if we’re serious about...
Published on September 19, 2018 - Page 8
Over the past few decades, there has been a proliferation of criminal statutes and regulations carrying criminal penalties at the federal level. As...
Published on September 19, 2018 - Page 8
After the recent flooding in Northern Columbia County, we have to ask — Where have our County Commissioners and State Representatives gone? Oh, we...
Published on September 19, 2018 - Page 8
The acquisition and razing of flood-damaged homes in and around Bloomsburg after the Lee Flood of 2011 looks smarter than ever in light of what’s...

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