Opinion

08/30/2016 - 4:01pm
Newsplaining: America’s Drug Problem      Most everyone knows me here as the community news editor, but I also have a passion for politics. As a freshman in college, political science was my first major choice before journalism, as the political process has always left me amazed and dumbfounded.      In these columns, I will try to bring popular or...
07/26/2016 - 2:44pm
Legalized theft     The prosperity of everyone in a culture is dependent on their ability to keep what they earn. Every drop that they can't keep, reduces incentive to excel in some way; and that is more destructive to the common good than anything else.     During the farm crisis of the eighties I had an...
07/19/2016 - 3:59pm
Latest round of violence towards Police is troubling Violence against peace officers across the country has been growing at a troubling rate. In the past two weeks at least eight police officers were murdered as they worked to patrol the streets and keep communities safe. First, five Dallas officers were slaughtered as they worked to protect...
07/19/2016 - 3:59pm
  T-Mobile used Zero-Rating, it’s super effective         “Pokemon Go” is the hottest new app in the world and everybody is looking to cash in on the craze, including mobile phone network T-Mobile, who have announced that “Pokémon Go’s” data usage will not be counted...
07/12/2016 - 3:48pm
It’s fair time!      This week is one of the busiest of the year for Franklin County, so take a few moments this week to enjoy the sights and scenes of the Franklin County Fair. Whether its catching some top-notch entertainment, grabbing a cup or two of the old-fashioned homemade ice cream, paying a visit to Grandpa...
07/12/2016 - 3:47pm
Polarized Opposites         I'd love to write about "Pokemon Go" this week.      It'd be great to make this column about how this nostalgia powered app has gotten me to do more recreational walking in a few days than I've done in years. My legs may be sore, but it's a...
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