Assault on 2nd Amendment could spread

If California is the pace setter state, what has just happened there could soon be at the doorstep of all state legislatures or imposed on all gun own...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Time for family dinners to return to my house

Time for family dinners to return to my house

When you’re the parent of small children, there’s really not much point to “weekends.” You don’t get to go out on Friday...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


Politics of trickle down neglect in S.C.

Politics of trickle down neglect in S.C.

The true test of political leadership is about making the hard, long-term and right decision instead of the easy, short term and wrong decision.Said d...

September 21st, 2016 |  


Saitta fixes district issues

I’ve served on the school board 16 years (four terms). Board members usually fall into two broad categories: those who follow the district admin...

September 20th, 2016 |  


More housing needed

There were 12 candidates in the three county council races in June. On the issues, we were all about the same touting the need for a new/bigger/renova...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Things that go bump in the night

Things that go bump in the night

The fight or flight response is one of the most basic instincts ingrained upon the human psyche. The basic premise is that when confronted by a sudden...

September 18th, 2016 |  


Time to pull together as a community

Time to pull together as a community

This may be a hard thing to do with the temperatures outside still very cozy and warm — to say the least — but it is that time of year aga...

September 17th, 2016 |  


Marijuana legalization — give peace a chance

Marijuana legalization — give peace a chance

On November 8, voters in eight states will decide whether or not to legalize, to one degree or another, the possession, use and sale of marijuana.If a...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Freedom of the press under fire with reporter’s charge

The North Dakota Access Pipeline has become a source of major contention in the United States. Its construction (or perhaps more accurately, the prote...

September 13th, 2016 |  


Larger causes: God, family and country

Larger causes: God, family and country

“Never forget!” Those of us who lived it will never forget! But, it’s just another Zinnian history lesson to the next generation, to...

September 13th, 2016 |