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 |  


How do we fix the election system?

We have been inundated with presidential campaigns and the continued expertise of the network media pundits — a process based on emotion for mos...

April 9th, 2016 |  


China: Broken rice bowls, stifled voices

Amidst the economic downturn in China, two developments that are not “in the human interest” stand out: rising unemployment among workers ...

April 1st, 2016 |  


Free speech is not a joke

“One of the things I’m going to do if I win, and I hope we do and we’re certainly leading. I’m going to open up our libel laws...

March 11th, 2016 |