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May 27, 2017

Now I’ve heard it all. I love the way those following the status quo make up their house rules and manipulate poor residents. Now that the FBI is cracking down on the crimes in western North Carolina it is only a matter of time until the agency moves eastward. State Auditor Beth Wood…

May 27, 2017

Thanks once again to liberal Democrats and liberal celebrities, our society has reached an all-time low. Most everyone knows that on broadcast TV, late-night talk show host Steven Colbert joked about oral sex acts between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. On HBO, Bill Maher suggested that President…

May 27, 2017

If a conservative, in the context of American history and culture, is someone whose moral touchstone is personal responsibility, then it’s difficult to see what thirsting for the blood of scapegoats and wanting a would-be god-emperor to magically solve one’s problems have to do with…

May 27, 2017

Our 217 Republican Christian lawmakers in the House of Representatives who passed a merciless piece of legislation on May 4 that will affect the health of the least among us in the worst possible way did not pay any attention to Jesus’ saying, “Whatever you do to the least of my…

May 27, 2017

Small-town living is about building relationships. You see many of the same people most weeks and get to know them really well. Work and church and going out; days go by in a nice, easy rhythm. Just when you think that might be getting dull, kind of routine, the phone rings and your life is spiced…

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May 24, 2017

On May 9, Mr. Trump fired James Comey, the director of the FBI, while he was in Los Angeles. Comey heard about his firing by seeing it on the television. Immediately leaving to come back to the East, Comey’s computer was wiped clean of vital information. 

Last year, Comey had been…

May 24, 2017

I have followed our city government closely for almost five years. I attend most City Council meetings, receive and thoroughly read City Manager Rich Olson's weekly "FYI," and serve as a volunteer on two city boards.

I am an informed citizen. We have some extremely impressive…

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