Our View: Waiting for local government takes a lot of patience

While patience might be a virtue worth striving for, we expect our local government to move with a sense of urgency when possible. A few cases in point: Make a decision on the pi ...

Oppose rights of the child convention

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) may have adverse effects on American families. The CRC was created as “an international commitment to tackle child ...

'Big Brother' Obama pushing reckless health care

President Obama continues to pitch his reckless and unrealistic health care initiative to the public. “Big Brother“ Obama wants Congress to pass a bill quickly before Congress ...

Buying supplemental insurance a nightmare

With the baby boomers being the largest number of Senior Citizens ever entering the health care system as they age; I thought I would share my knowledge of what I have learned abou ...

Obama systematically dismantling USA

From the moment he bungled the oath of office at high noon on Jan. 20, 2009, left hand on the Lincoln bible in an attempt to emulate a man he is so unlike and his right hand raised ...

Tip of the health care iceberg

Wendell Potter, a former CIGNA executive, recently testified before the Senate. CIGNA is just the tip of the health insurance iceberg with their exorbitant grab of health dollars. ...

Do political checks and balances include check-kiting?

Trying to remember where the notebook is while wondering if the items on the laptops of those two wandering pilots just happened to be flight attendants ... And another “lapse ...

Dog indecision is not progress

After reading Kevin Hanley’s column regarding the long wait for the decision on the fate of the four pitbulls, I realize how much times and ideas have changed. Some call it progr ...

Pitbulls used as scapegoats

The pitbull incident in Auburn reminds us all dogs can be dangerous if allowed to run in packs. Most large dogs running in large numbers behave differently and this doesn’t apply ...

‘Shop Auburn,’ may it R.I.P.

I was just in Downtown Auburn and appalled at what I saw. Whose bright idea was it to start a major construction project during a recession? Those stores Downtown are barely hold ...