5/24 MAIL CALL: Yes, I know it’s too late, but ...
We now know more about the lowliest Tea Party member than we do about our current President. I know, I know, “It’s too late now.”
5/23 MAIL CALL: Maybe a ‘thank you’ would be nice, Mr. President
When President Obama went on his famous apology tour four years ago I had to wonder if, after apologizing to world leaders for America’s innate, all-encompassing rottenness, did he happen to stop off at any of the 19 American military cemeteries located in England, France, Belgium, Luxembourg and Italy where the remains of tens of thousands of America’s bravest lie beneath the surface?
KATHI NAILLING: I’m not ready to retire just yet — I’m just thinking about it
Retire? Who retires? I have reached that age where retirement could be part of my future. Too many times I hear my friends say I can’t afford to retire.
5/18 MAIL CALL: Patriots, or traitors?
The supposedly patriotic racist white supremacist and radical secessionist groups, the Glen Beckian, (fired by Faux News for his off-the-cliff conspiracies) and the NRA/Gun Lobby sheeples who all claim that background checks on guns favored by 90 percent of Americans would violate the second amendment, and, if enacted, would start a “culture war!”
EDITORIAL: Seizure of phone records an insult to free press
Distrust of government secrecy has been elevated to an exceptional level with the disclosure the Justice Department covertly examined two months of Associated Press phone records to determine who leaked details to the AP about a foiled terrorist plot.
RICH FLOWERS: The Splash Pad will be an asset to Athens, not a drain
The long, hot, summer is about to set in and there will be plenty of dog days between now and the time the Splash Pad opens.
5/17 MAIL CALL: You might want to check those ‘numbers’ again
My thanks to our congressman who stood up for the Second Amendment. They obviously read the proposed background check bill and determined that it was a “feel good” bill that would not have prevented the shootings at Newton, Tucson or Aurora.
MAIL CALL: Are the facts becoming inconvenient truths?
I read with interest an article in the Dallas Morning News, May 8, 2013, concerning gun crime over the past 20 years.
JOE ELERSON: I’m still amazed at the superhuman feats of mothers
This Sunday marks another day where we give special attention to the mothers in our lives for all they have done to make us the men and women that we are today.
JEFF RIGGS: Boy, have newspapers really changed over the years!
How newspapers have changed! And, much of it has to do with modernization through computers.
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