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The Rant

Published Aug. 20 2017

Since when is social media a reliable reason to fire someone?

The Rant

Published Aug. 13 2017

Please, no more bike lanes. Pave our city streets instead. City leadership is not in touch with the wishes of...

The Rant

Published Aug. 6 2017

The only thing missing in that very good editorial on Trump being presidential is that all of his supporters must...

The Rant

Published Jul. 30 2017

GOP, instead of acting on behalf of your party, try acting on behalf of your constituents. Your health care bill...

The Rant

Published Jul. 23 2017

Peyton Manning should run for governor. Then, after eight years of gaining political prowess, he should run for president. He...

The Rant

Published Jul. 16 2017

The more Trump tweets, the more it reveals his understanding of our nation's problems and the skills he has to...

The Rant

Published Jul. 9 2017

A quick pitch is illegal in baseball and a poor strategy in trying to pass a health care plan, Mitch.

The Rant

Published Jul. 2 2017

Congrats to the TFP and the Best of Preps event. What a nice way to celebrate so many deserving high...

The Rant

Published Jun. 25 2017

Each week I become a bigger fan of columnist Jay Greeson. I hope our new superintendent will read his latest...

The Rant

Published Jun. 18 2017

Clay Bennett's June 11 cartoon mistakenly identified James Buchanan as the worst president in American history. Obama holds that title.

The Rant

Published Jun. 11 2017

Is there anyone left who hasn't figured out that the biggest source of fake news is Trump?

The Rant

Published Jun. 4 2017

Lately, I have been reading of the hatred from some Republicans of the so-called liberal media. Thank you, TFP, for...

The Rant

Published May. 28 2017

Gen. Michael Flynn loved the "lock her up" chant over the Clinton email witch hunt. Guess what the judge will...

The Rant

Published May. 21 2017

If you think the Strip in Las Vegas is scenic, you'll love the new Fairway digital billboard at Fifth and...

The Rant

Published May. 14 2017

Are frat boys dumb and stupid? So entitled they don't care? So it would seem in the death of Penn...

The Rant

Published May. 7 2017

Americans will get reasonable health care coverage the day after U.S. senators and representatives are forced to accept the same...

The Rant

Published Apr. 30 2017

Relevant Church provided great volunteers at Special Olympics. I loved seeing their kindness and love. What a refreshing way to...

The Rant

Published Apr. 23 2017

A fired NSA chief, failed Obamacare repeal, blocked Muslim ban, seven Mar-a-Lago weekends, alternative facts, Trump/Russia investigations — best start...

The Rant

Published Apr. 16 2017

Hey Hillary, "some people" — millions, actually — didn't have "real problems with the idea of a woman president." The...

The Rant

Published Apr. 9 2017

Thanks to Trumpcare, we see Republican Party ideals: less care, more cost for the poor. More care, less cost for...

The Rant

Published Apr. 2 2017

Is there any national news that doesn't involve Russia?

The Rant

Published Mar. 26 2017

Donald Trump's idea of Meals on Wheels is a double cheeseburger on his golf cart.

The Rant

Published Mar. 19 2017

It was so cold today that I saw a Democrat with both hands in his own pockets.