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Pick the best from both political worlds | Rich Elfers

  • Jul 3, 2015 at 2:00PM

“As all conservatives know, liberals are a bunch of sandal-wearing, tree-hugging, whale-saving, hybrid-driving, trash-recycling, peaceniks, flip-floppers and bed-wetters.” This quotation comes from psychologist, author and publisher Michael Shermer in a comment about an article entitled, “What Makes People vote Republican?” by Jonathan Haidt.

 

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A bigger story surrounds gender | Our Corner

  • Jul 2, 2015 at 11:00AM

When Caitlyn Jenner made her debut on the cover of Vanity Fair’s June issue, my first reaction was, “Wow, she’s beautiful.” There were, of course, people that disagreed. But, to be perfectly honest, I have no idea how many people actually thought her decision to transition from male to female was “disgusting,” “repulsive,” or “(insert any derogatory adjective).”

Not how the Founding Fathers would do it | Editorial Cartoon

  • Jul 1, 2015 at 1:00PM

How did the Founding Fathers want us to celebrate American Independence?

Nothing quite like bringing in bales | In The Day

  • Jun 27, 2015 at 1:00PM

Driving past the first fields of perfectly-formed, rectangular hay bales evoked many memories for this farm kid. If you’ve never done it before, putting in hay is a grueling, hot, sticky, sweaty mess.

Considering the death of socialism | Rich Elfers

  • Jun 26, 2015 at 3:54PM

Karl Marx’s theory of socialism died in 1991 with the collapse of the Soviet Union. It died in all but name in China after the Tiananmen Square massacre in the summer of 1989.

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last week that gay marriage be allowed throughout the land. Agree?

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