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Monday, April 23, 2018
We’ve all heard the phrase, "In the future, everybody will be famous for 15 minutes." Along with radio, television and the growing affordability (and accessibility) to Internet technology, combined with our instinctive appetite for the urgent and dramatic, there are now billions who have the opportunity to seek the attention of billions of others.
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Monday, April 9, 2018
Nearly halfway into President Trump’s first term, there are some who might say that America today is more polarized than at any time in its history. And this goes beyond mere partisan disagreements, or bickering, regarding any number of subjects – taxes, health care, immigration, education – or even more fundamentally, the role of government itself.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, March 26, 2018
“Hhelping ave you ever written anything about the needy among us?” began an e-mail I received from a reader in response to a recent column I had written. “Democrats are trying to help our people who need help,” the reader continued, “not the ones who party at Mar A Lago and have plenty of money.
Columns/Opinions
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Perhaps not since 1989, when the number one song that year was Milli Vanilli’s “Blame it on the Rain,” has there been a more grand fraud perpetrated upon the people of Louisiana than the incessant and child-like reasoning of Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, Feb. 26, 2018
There’s a lot of debate over gun control these days, especially after the Parkland, Fla., murders. And let’s call it “murder” because that’s what it is. Yes, it was also “shooting” (as the media prefers to put it), but that doesn’t adequately describe the unjust, cowardly, selfish and evil act of taking an innocent life.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, Feb. 12, 2018
Well, it’s the same reason you didn’t speak up in that meeting when you had a different opinion than the rest, simply because you did not want to appear unsupportive of the group's efforts.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, Jan. 29, 2018
So, here’s the truth: Last month, 183 members of the House of Representatives voted against a bill in Congress that would have imposed penalties on abortion providers who didn’t give medical care to any child who was born alive after an abortion procedure.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, Jan. 15, 2018
“If it looks like a duck, swims like a duck, and quacks like a duck, then it probably is a duck,” right? This is often said when you are making a point. You can identify an unknown situation by merely observing the characteristics of that situation.
Columns/Opinions
Friday, Jan. 5, 2018
In his 1957 speech entitled “Give Us The Ballot,” Martin Luther King Jr. did not advocate for the right to vote simply be-cause he wanted to see more black people in office. No, not at all. He wanted more than that – he wanted to be able to choose men “of good will” who would “do justly and love mercy.
Columns/Opinions
Monday, Dec. 4, 2017
In December 1965, nearly 15 million viewers, or one-half of the television viewing audience, tuned in to watch “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” It has become the longest-running cartoon special in history, but it almost was canceled before it ever was aired.

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