03/07/2017 - 5:16pm
It's rightly called stealing
In an unsigned editorial I read these words: “Public education is a guaranteed right to any child in the U.S., paid for by the American taxpayer.”
I could go on about adhering to the Constitution or the evils of socialism, but then readers would cease...
02/21/2017 - 5:01pm
Woody to Arlo; Now That's Progress.
At a recent musical event, we had a moment to stand and stretch while singing Woody Guthrie's “This Land is Your Land.” A gentleman nearby held his Korean War Veteran hat over his heart as if we were singing “The Star Spangled Banner.”
02/07/2017 - 5:01pm
800 miles on a tank
We just took a road trip to South Dakota to fetch an old VW Jetta. It's really not something we need but who needs a ski boat or a tuba either? It's a collector car. The 2003 Jetta TDI is a unique car and as our mail lady says, “It's a diesel!”
My interest in...
01/24/2017 - 4:50pm
Conflicts of interest
I'm writing this on the day of Trump's inauguration. Across the board, Inauguration Day is thought of as a great day for our nation, for our democracy. A pageant. Play “Hail to the Chief.” I'm looking forward to the YouTube of Erin Boehme singing “My Way” for the Trumps...
01/10/2017 - 3:24pm
Filling a void
I'm sure to receive a message that girls can't say no to a potential unwed father, or drug addicts have needles jump up and stick them in the arm when they least expect it. But the fact is we don't jump out in front of a moving car. We see the consequence as something to avoid. Then we stay on the curb...