Blood donation ban should be lifted

After the initial horror Americans felt concerning the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, many people were left wondering how they could hel...

June 16th, 2016 |  


Orlando shooting: Are we looking in the right places?

Since Sept. 11, 2001, there has been a tendency to classify acts of violence perpetrated on groups of Americans acts of terrorism but is that necessar...

June 16th, 2016 |  


If you see something, say something

Micayle Goolsby, 11 months, died May 23 in Hialeah, Fla., after being left in a hot car for an “undetermined amount of time.”Headlines wer...

June 7th, 2016 |  


Gluten-free not always the way to go

In recent years, going “gluten-free” has become a huge movement in this country. It’s more than just a weight loss fad — it...

May 26th, 2016 |  


One person keeps you in the dark

One person keeps you in the dark

Government belongs to YOU, not politicians. You have every right to know what your elected and appointed officials are up to and how government bureau...

May 19th, 2016 |  


Shaking their heads about Congress

I had the good fortune last week to spend some time in Washington, D.C. with about a dozen former members of Congress. As you’d expect, we got t...

May 13th, 2016 |  


Formulate your own opinion before casting your ballot

The June primary will provide the outcome for the November ballots where local offices are concerned. Being staunchly Republican there will be little ...

May 9th, 2016 |  


Disagree with facts, not misinformation

An outspoken and vitriolic reaction has arisen of late concerning the “bathroom issue” and the LGBT community in the United States since t...

May 2nd, 2016 |  


Man behind the trees was a newspaper man

Every year on the last Friday of April, Americans across the country take a moment to recognize the importance of trees in our lives as we celebrate A...

April 26th, 2016 |  


Politicians and Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Far more than a mere chance to don a teal ribbon and say you support survivors, the month is a critical time ...

April 26th, 2016 |