November 9, 2011 RSS feed / Opinion

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Tat-tered dreams

Everybody in the world has an opinion about where the U.S. is headed. But if you want to know the current state of the union, it’s easy. Just check out what the kids want for Christmas.  Times have definitely changed.  More...

Obama, the black and white of it

No white president could get away with boldly and arrogantly thwarting the will of the American people and ignoring laws. President Clinton tried universal health care. Bush tried social security reform. More...

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The View From Where I Sit

Making Good Public Policy

Please bear with me – I am, for the first time in one of my columns, putting my alleged expertise in public policy on display. Not bragging, just thinking this needs to see the light of day, especially now at election time.  More...

I Love My Job, but...

If you don't laugh out loud after you read this, you are in a coma! This is even funnier when you realize it's real! Next time you have a bad day at work think of this guy.  More...

Learn New Words

This is a good definition of what we have and where we are headed. Big changes are necessary in 2012, if the good old USA is to survive with any semblance of what it was set up to be.  I love this word. More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It's cutting time-

After six months of healing from the last time I went to see my cancer doctor, it was Wednesday, and time for him to "look" at me again.  It was Tammy's time to go for her chemo treatment in Tallahassee, and since Dr. More...

'Do you know who I am?'

Sir Scott's Oasis Steakhouse  Montana Restaurant:  This is a great story! The radio station America FM was doing one of its “Is Anyone Listening?” bits this morning. More...

Letter to the Editor

To Concerned Citizens Everywhere:  Students of today need to read news with a critical eye. It is vital to enhancing democracy and defeating narrow-mindedness. More...

'Prayer Request'

We are asking everyone to say a prayer for "Darkhorse" 3rd Battalion 5th Marines and their families.  They are fighting it out in Afghanistan and they have lost nine Marines in four days.  IT WOULD BE NICE TO SEE the message spread if you w More...

BACKROADS AND BOBTAILS

Lost in Good Company

Mr. John L. Mercer was a delightful old gentleman. More...

Never Argue with a Woman

One morning, the husband returns the boat to their lakeside cottage after several hours of fishing and decides to take a nap.  Although not familiar with the lake, the wife decides to take the boat out.  She motors out a short distance, anc More...

A letter from the boss...

All employees need to read this

To All My Valued Employees,  More...

A sick story

An extremely modest man was in the hospital for a series of tests, the last of which had left his bodily systems extremely upset. Upon making several false alarm trips to the bathroom, he decided the latest episode was another and stayed put. More...