Guest Commentary


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Sexual harassment should never be tolerated

Sexual harassment is an issue that sometimes is overlooked, but should never be allowed in the workplace.

For immigration answers... look to liberty

What should be done with the estimated 15 million people living in the United States without the legal right to be here? It seems most politicians and many Americans come down on one or the other extreme.

Baseball’s botched scoring

Here’s how Major League Baseball logged the first play in a Giants-Cubs game the other night: “Kyle Schwarber doubles on a pop-up to pitcher Jake Peavy.”

Old Mabton High School isn’t haunted: it’s just dangerous

I’m a Fortean, which just means that I accept the possibility that “things” might exist that science doesn’t account for or accept.

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EPA: the cure’s usually worse than the ‘disease’

Like the road to Hell, liberal ideas are usually paved with good intentions.

Are you ready for back-to-school 2015?

The days are getting shorter and summer activities are winding down.

Don’t burn, baby, don’t burn!

Worldcon was held in Spokane this past weekend.

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Marble poisoning

It’s a race to the outside. Avoid the middle like the plague.

Balancing everything, chamber found wanting

At the store the other day I had a few bucks in change on me…just enough to pick up a few grapes and apples on sale.

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Obama opposes legislation to fix the VA

We are created with an innate sense of right and wrong and a desire for justice, so when we hear about maddening scandals like the one at the Veterans Administration last year, we expect those in charge to quickly take action to right wrongs.

Engineering a weekend getaway

Buddy is eager to take a vacation. Frankly, so am I.

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Politically correct summer camp

Dear Mom and Dad, It’s been almost three weeks since you dropped me off at summer camp. You better come get me ‘cause I’m in big trouble.

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Smoke gets in my eyes

I’ve really enjoyed the sunsets the past week or so.

Learning the hard way

It was lunchtime at the sale barn on the edge of town and the guys were milling around.

Who’s watching who?

Our founding fathers possessed the wisdom and foresight to create a constitutional republic that limited the power of the federal government through the principle of the separation of powers, and by holding lawmakers accountable to the consent of the governed. They would likely be shocked and alarmed by the massive burden of regulations imposed by today’s unelected federal bureaucracies.