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The Rant

Published Nov. 9 2014

Tuesday's election results proved that American citizens eventually get it right.

The Rant

Published Nov. 2 2014

Did anyone notice the speaker for the Public Education Foundation appeared to insult teachers and was very unscientific about it?

The Rant

Published Oct. 26 2014

So some of you have a problem with President Obama. How about "Mission Accomplished?"

The rant

Published Oct. 19 2014

Why all of the panic over Ebola? Why not panic over the flu? Flu kills an average of 36,000 people...

The Rant

Published Oct. 5 2014

Looks like the Democrats' plan to spend our way out of debt is not working so well. Imagine that!

The Rant

Published Sep. 28 2014

All rants are subject to review. Items should be signed and include a phone number; however Ranters' names will not...

The Rant

Published Sep. 21 2014

All rants are subject to review. Items should be signed and include a phone number. Ranters' names will not appear...

The Rant

Published Sep. 14 2014

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The Rant

Published Sep. 7 2014

If teachers canceled their cable television service and their fancy telephones, they could afford the $100 monthly insurance increase.

The Rant

Published Aug. 31 2014

Which is worse: fiddling while Rome burns or golfing while the world descends into chaos?

The Rant

Published Aug. 24 2014

Thank the Lord that Ferguson, Mo., isn't an open-carry city.

The Rant

Published Aug. 17 2014

Ever walked up and hit a hornet's nest? No. Well, Hamas is not that smart.

The Rant

Published Aug. 10 2014

Unfortunately, the people of Gaza are fodder for murderous Hamas who care nothing about them. They're giving Israel reason to...

The Rant

Published Aug. 3 2014

Rick Perry should build a golf course on the Mexican border and see if he can sucker President Obama in...

The Rant

Published Jul. 27 2014

Before you condemn Russia for killing 300 people, guess who supplied Israel the bombs and rockets to kill 650 Palestinians?

The Rant

Published Jul. 13 2014

Got something on your mind? Tell us about it in 25 words or fewer.


Published Jul. 6 2014

Obama is getting us deeper into this mess, but so-called U.S. intelligence must share a big part of the blame...


Published Jun. 29 2014

Abolish the IRS! Americans, it is time for a flat tax. Demand it.

The Rant

Published Jun. 22 2014

Where is Saddam Hussein when you need him?


Published Jun. 15 2014

Looks like the Obama administration has found another way to keep a campaign promise to empty Gitmo.

The Rant

Published Jun. 8 2014

Both Republicans and Democrats sit on the VA oversight committees, and neither saw this coming? They can fix it by...


Published Jun. 1 2014

I stopped listening to scientists when they sold out to UN politicians, pharmaceutical companies and corporations.


Published May. 25 2014

Only in government can you move an employee into retirement, hire a replacement and save money. Note: Public retirement plans...