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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.

The Rant

Published Mar. 5 2017

If George Soros paid us, we could have protested for the 16 years of Clinton and Obama. But, we worked,...

The Rant

Published Feb. 26 2017

Wouldn't it be wonderful if all politicians would just answer the reporters' question as asked? You just can't get a...

The Rant

Published Feb. 19 2017

Michael Flynn, acting on his own or conspiring with Trump, disgraced the stars on a uniform he should never be...

The Rant

Published Feb. 12 2017

Enjoy marching? Believes it makes a statement? Become a professional — enlist!

The Rant

Published Feb. 5 2017

Nurses, do not discuss and laugh about your patients while you are out to Sunday breakfast with friends. You should...

The Rant

Published Jan. 29 2017

Go ahead, look up the word 'carnage' and then decide.