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Seventeen years ago, I reprised a Christmas column I'd written in the 1990s for a Texas newspaper.  The original column and the 2004 interpretation celebrated a holiday prayer conceived by my …

Aggravated bees attack unfortunate honey seekers from all directions. The mad birds in Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds" mastered the tactic, attacking en masse residents of a small Northern California …

Call it a supply chain issue, but the demand for hate and homophobia of the left has not nearly been met by our country. All the conjured-up narratives by the Hollywood …

On a recent visit to Atlanta it occurred to me that, as a newly single male, I need to do my own Christmas shopping this year. My situation got more urgent when Atlanta Mayor …

December 7, 1941. "A date which will live in infamy," President Franklin D. Roosevelt called it. The attack's 80th anniversary is this month. Infamy. Webster's Dictionary defines infamy as: "evil …

In the view of the American left, we should strive for the much more desirable system of socialism. You know, a type of socialism that has never worked, anywhere in the world. But the kind that only …

Sean Parnell, the Trump-anointed candidate for Senate in Pennsylvania, dropped out of the race a week ago after a custody hearing that featured lurid details of his relationship with his ex-wife. …

Now 18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse is on trial for fatally shooting two men and wounding a third. He and a friend traveled to Kenosha, Wisconsin to protect local business owners and provide medical aid …

Beware of actors with guns. The first to realize this, too late, was President Abraham Lincoln.According to the Los Angeles Times, “Hours before actor Alec Baldwin fatally shot a …

In speeches at Stanford University in the mid-1960s, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr coined the term “Two Americas.” He described the then starkly different lives and opportunities of social …

Once upon a time, Democrats and Republicans worked together for the betterment of the country. Yes, I know it sounds crazy. Nowadays they act like they are trying to co-parent a teenager while going …

Tiger Woods, who became his own cautionary tale, made his redemptive comeback in 2019 when he won the Masters. It had been 3,950 days since his last major win. It was probably the best comeback story …

Maybe I am getting old. I remember when TV and water were free and pornography cost money. I remember when LGBT meant a lettuce, guacamole, bacon and tomato sandwich. My generation can actually fly …

The autumn leaves are expected to be extra vibrant this year in Pennsylvania, though they are changing colors a week later than is normal.That’s fitting. Very few things are “normal” this …

News that a federal judge had approved the unconditional release of John Hinckley Jr. next June set my phone to ringing furiously earlier this week.Journalists naturally wanted to know what I thought …

The moment die-hard fans of our local football teams is finally here: The 2021 football season is underway. Our hometown teams are geared up for a successful season, but before we set them up on a …

As a part of the 50th Year Celebration for the HCHS Classes of 1970 and 1971, the following information is provided for the enjoyment of all who may be of a certain age or who may have been around 50 …

We are seeing a resurgence of the Covid-19 and variants which had been predicted to happen due to relaxing precautions and celebrating Independence Day, family reunions, and other large gatherings …

Last week I attended the funeral service for my cousin, Angie Hinson Morris, at Pleasant Grove Methodist Church at Hinson’s Crossroads in Washington County.  It brought back memories. It …

This week, I am using a reprint of an article published a few years ago.  Since it tis blueberry season again, this one is appropriate. The recent showers have kept the berries producing …

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