September 2, 2015 RSS feed / Editorials

We need to stop the insanity

Other Voices

It’s ten-thirty on Wednesday morning. My hands are shaking. I’ve been wiping away tears. The news people on TV keep talking about Alison Parker and Adam Ward, the reporter and photographer gunned down in Virginia.  More...

Ya don’t have to tell all!

Mumbles

The answer to the question likely depends on who asks it... your kid, your spouse, your mama, your fishing buddy or your preacher.  “What’s the worst thing you ever did?”  More...

‘Pain don’t hurt’ if it’s a lot of fun

These are the five greatest mysteries of this Earth: 1. How Stonehenge was formed; 2. Whatever happened to Amelia Earhart; 3. Women; 4. Why I despise all things mayonnaise (mayonnaise is basically white lard. More...

New road to Columbia is a ‘crackerjack’

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10 YEARS AGO  Aug. 31, 2005   More...

Critical thinking

All That’s Fit to Print

I realized the other day that I have good critical thinking skills because as a kid, I spent a lot of time sitting on the couch thinking about things.  Now, I wasn’t sitting there because I was a serious kid who spent a lot of time thinkin More...

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Toilet was a devilish dilemma

I didn’t know whether to call a plumber or a priest. I just knew that when the latest home repair problem popped up, those were my two best options.  Sooner or later, toilets give out. It’s not the toilet’s fault. More...

Just a fact: more guns less — less crime

Other Voices

My town, New York City, enforces rigid gun laws. Police refused to assign me a gun permit. The law doesn’t even let me hold a fake gun on TV to demonstrate something.  More...