Opinion

05/15/2019 - 10:10am

I’m always hesitant to latch on to any cultural phenomenon, which probably explains why I’ve never seen any of the “Star Wars” movies and watched about half of the first “Avengers” before realizing I had at least 20 more to catch up on before I could actually consider myself a fan. But there is an undeniable...

05/08/2019 - 9:45am
One of my favorite pastimes when any big news story breaks is gauging the way people react to it, especially when it involves the release of a publicly available document they couldn’t be bothered to read themselves. In this regard, the Mueller Report is the granddaddy of ‘em all—a 400-page summary of two years and $30 million...
05/01/2019 - 9:46am
Almost anyone can hear the Star Wars theme blaring in their head at the slightest mention or indication of the franchise, I find it annoyingly impressive how my brain -- a marvelous wonder of Humankind -- can memorise the entire Star Wars theme song, but can’t remember what I just told someone less than five minutes ago. This may be largely...
05/01/2019 - 9:44am
This letter is in response to the supervisor’s letter to the editor in last week’s Grundy Register, “Legislators should maintain local control of county budgets.” House File 773 and Senate File 634, limits the amount of property tax revenue that county officials can collect. Maybe this is a step in the right direction to...
05/01/2019 - 9:42am
As the Democrats turn to socialism, now you wonder why. When they don’t win, they want to change the rules.   The Supreme Court has nine justices, which was fine when they had the majority. Now they want to change the number of justices, hoping to pack the court with socialists. Nine justices is not enough now. They also try to impeach...
05/01/2019 - 9:40am
Kudos to the folks who operate the Meadowbrook Golf Course in Wellsburg.  Stopped there for a quick nine holes on Tuesday.  Clubhouse was locked up when I arrived, but saw some mowers and one of them drove in and welcomed me.  Got me a cart key and sent me to #1.  Course was in great shape, especially this early in...
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