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The Rant

Published Aug. 18 2019

Haters generating mass murders have only one ideology — hate; everything else is an excuse.

The Rant

Published Aug. 11 2019

OMG! We have "learning designers" in schools now? This is crazy.What is happening to us? Teachers, folks, they are teachers.

The Rant

Published Aug. 4 2019

I will use plastic straws, male/female pronouns, exit deplorable basket to attend church, keep my guns, skip ACA and vote...


The Rant

Published Jul. 28 2019

In the midst of impeachment and pedophilia, the veterans are being forgotten. Freedom is not, nor ever will be free.

The Rant

Published Jul. 21 2019

Since I don't agree with our president, I guess I will go back to where I came from. See you...

The Rant

Published Jul. 14 2019

Would like to honor Ross Perot, who just died, by quoting him, "It's time to take out the trash and...

The Rant

Published Jul. 7 2019

Enough about Trump serving in the military. When did Obama serve? Did Hillary serve? You wanted her to be president.

The Rant

Published Jun. 30 2019

The Board of Education needs to live on a budget like the rest of us. Get rid of the "dead...

The Rant

Published Jun. 26 2019

It is so painful to read the "Yes" letters on the proposed tax increase that equates money with learning. Not...

The Rant

Published Jun. 23 2019

Big tax vote this week at the County Commission meeting. Make your voice heard; call your commissioner. Don't go along...

The Rant

Published Jun. 16 2019

The inaction in Congress solidifies my push for term limits. Get some work done or get voted out. Protecting your...

The Rant

Published Jun. 9 2019

Suddenly I realized that so many of us are 1 percenters. We live on 1% of what the local top...

The Rant

Published Jun. 2 2019

Thank you to the Cub and Boy Scouts and all volunteers for taking your Saturday to place flags on our...

The Rant

Published May. 26 2019

Too bad Keanon Lowe only saved students by tackling a shooter.