Eclipse a nice break from life

It was nice the past few days watching people here and across the country celebrating the total eclipse of the sun.

Floor vote on RAISE Act necessary

When the subject is immigration, everyone has an opinion.

Revisionists erasing our history

Revisionists have been trying to change history since mankind could communicate.

Individual rights need to be upheld

Four men accused in the so-called “Battle of Bunkerville” will remain in custody for the weekend awaiting a verdict in the second conspiracy case against them.

Stars and Bars don’t mix with Old Glory

We were driving up Interstate 81 last Sunday afternoon, the radio on, the sun setting into the hills, when we passed a tractor-trailer truck, and saw Old Glory proudly snapping in the strong wind behind the cab.

Guzzardi column lacked statistical facts


In his Aug. 2 op-ed, Joe Guzzardi states that “Despite media accounts to the contrary, outside of the bubbled Beltway, President Trump is hugely popular.

Goodbye, unless I survive again

It’s time to say good-bye.

Get your eclipse supplies this week

The solar eclipse next Monday morning has already prompted Oregon officials to declare a state of emergency and call out the National Guard.

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We should use domestic resources, not foreign

Recently, President Trump announced an executive order aimed at strengthening both America’s manufacturing sector and the supply chains that keep it running.

Social media policy infringes

Social media posts by themselves generally cannot disrupt a classroom. But the bully tactics of people who disagree with posted personal thoughts and opinions sure can.

Christ won’t judge by words, but by deeds


Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury was quoted in a story that disregard for human life in the western world today resembles the Aztec practice of human sacrifice.

Hirst decision too costly for land owners


After reading your column last week on the water issue, I wanted to send a note agreeing with you that the court’s Hirst decision was a big mistake.

Americans proud to get dumber

A North Carolina man walks into a popular Washington D.C. pizzeria and opens fire, telling police upon his inevitable arrest that he came to “self-investigate” a widely debunked conspiracy theory involving former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Yes, I finally chased a picture

Lots of folks picture reporters as ambulance and fire engine chasers.

Tax the wealthy to reduce national debt


What will we do if the national debt becomes so big that other countries stop lending to us?