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Flying a scary proposition

Flying a scary proposition

“Fly the friendly skies!” Are you kidding me? United, along with most American airlines are the opposite of friendly. Nothing depicted that more than the doctor that was drug off…

Overzealous officials tarnish game

Overzealous officials tarnish game

The best of college basketball was on full display Monday night. Two teams, the North Carolina Tarheels and the Gonzaga Bulldogs had won their way through a starting field of…

I’ve been a fool, how about you?

I’ve been a fool, how about you?

In a couple of days it will be April Fools” Day. It is also the birthday of a good friend- actually it is her 80th. I can only imagine what…

Eliminate insane pork barrel projects

Eliminate insane pork barrel projects

President Donald Trump has vowed to cut government expenses. In his first 100 days he has suggested several departmental cuts that have unnerved a backlash amongst many liberal leaning groups.…

Make it go away, now!

Make it go away, now!

Another year, and another rant about Daylight Saving Time. This author is always awakened at 4 a.m. by his hungry dogs. I always stumble out, of bed and feel my…

I’m done with credit cards

I’m done with credit cards

I’ve had it. I’m as mad as hell and won’t take it anymore. For the second time in three months, someone has stolen money from me. This last Friday my…

Disparity between box office hits and Oscars is alarming

Disparity between box office hits and Oscars is alarming

Another year of the Academy Awards has come and gone, culminated with the biggest mistake in Oscar history, when Warren Beatty, who was handed the wrong card, announced La La…

Let’s Make a Difference

Let’s Make a Difference

“Anyone who thinks that they are too small to a make a difference has never tried to fall asleep with a mosquito in the room…”   Christine Todd Whitman, Former…

Do I belong in an insane asylum?

Do I belong in an insane asylum?

Some days- one of those being yesterday, I feel like I belong in an insane asylum. It just seemed like I couldn’t do anything right. When I get that way…

Newspaper classifieds a safer alternative

Newspaper classifieds a safer alternative

Classified ads, long the moneymaker for newspapers, went away some time ago. They were the victims of free services like Craigslist and others that attempted to emulate Craig Newmark’s success.…

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