Guest Column articles


Differences of Opinion Bolster Our Democracy

Differences of Opinion Bolster Our Democracy

I have a hunch that no sooner will I finish posting this column, then someone will post a comment about socialistic leanings that I supposedly hold, or that of the media that carries this column. But, that’s what democracy is all about. Over the course of time leading up to the recent presidential election and


‘Hey Tough Guy. Yeah You!’

Grow up. Stop whining. Suck it up. What do you mean you feel dizzy? Stop complaining? Get your clothes on and go to school. What duh ‘ya mean your ankle hurts? Get back in the game ‘ya sissy! The list of admonitions that a lot of men heard as kids could fill a small book,


Voting Beyond the Ballot Box

Everyone can agree that the election process in our country needs a tune-up. Thousands of voters across the country gave up on waiting in long lines at the polls and walked away without voting. It’s on life support right now, as officials try to add technology to the process, in the hope of getting us


Are You That Person?

 Rosa Parks with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Sometimes, actually, more often than not, some of us feel overwhelmed by the many challenges facing this great country of ours. Earning a living, raising a family, paying down college loans and caring for our parents as they age, can be enough of a challenge for almost