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Mike’s Musings– State continues to gouge us at the pump

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Last Friday while I was delivering the latest edition of The CLARE COUNTY REVIEW in Clare, I noticed a 30 cent hike in gas prices. When I…

Mike’s Musings- Lessons to be learned from runaways

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Phew! Home safe and sound finally. That’s very good news indeed to the parents and friends of Jayden Thomas and Braxton Wood, the two teenage runaways that…

Mike’s Musings– Courts, lawyers- quit stalling

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor There never was a more truthful saying than, “THE WHEELS OF JUSTICE TURN SLOWLY.” Many have proposed an overhauling of our court system, and I for one,…

Mike’s Musings– Stay out of Syria for now

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor You might call me anti-war, but I am not. Call me isolationist if you wish, but I am not that either. I am however, very opposed to…

Mike’s Musings- Local officials sometimes get a raw deal, just ask Breese

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Here’s to all elected local officials. Many of us don’t realize how difficult their jobs can be. Some don’t get paid, some earn a per diem rate…

Mike’s Musings- Somehow I lost track of time

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Somehow I lost track of time. Summer just kind of blew in, stayed a few weeks, and apparently is long gone. Dang, it’s the middle of August,…

Mike’s Musings- Don’t say s_ _ _ , you could be prosecuted

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor This writer is a major proponent of reducing the number of laws enacted at both the federal and state level. I have railed in print on many…

Mike’s Musings- Dog creates havoc in household

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor I’ve often written about the exploits of our Golden Retriever. Daisy we call her, has chewed our woodwork, eaten an electric shaver and literally destroyed a dozen…

Mike’s Musings- Readers take aim at this columnist!

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Hot summer days make for agitated people. Agitated people were out in full force last week, taking direct aim at this writer. Mostly the aim was directed…

Mike’s Musings- Stop playing the race card

Michael Wilcox, Publisher/Editor Zimmerman jurors got it right. Why is “race” still an issue in 21st Century America? I really thought as a society we had gotten past that issue…