Mar 06 2020
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Last month, the ridiculous impeachment trial of President Trump came to an end, although most Americans did not notice. Actually, the daytime soap operas had better TV ratings than the House hearings or the Senate trial. Let’s take a moment to recognize.. Read More

Mar 06 2020
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I have been involved in marksmanship all my life. A significant portion of my youth was spent on a ranch in west Texas where I was either target shooting or hunting various game. When I was nine, I immediately took to competitive marksmanship as I joined .. Read More

Feb 27 2020
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The Masks

New Orleans, the time of Mardi Gras, and an elderly man, Jason Foster, has accepted that he will, at the stroke of midnight, depart this earth.  He arranges for his four avaricious heirs to don grotesque masks, with the instructions that they remain .. Read More

Feb 21 2020
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“Nanny State: A government with overprotective/interfering policies” Flanked by sidekick “Judge Judy” Sheindlin, Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg, former mayor of the Socialist Republic of New York City, campaigned, January 11, .. Read More

Feb 12 2020
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Last week, we completed our series of candidate debates in Kendall County. At each of these events, our GOP candidates answered voter questions, and told us of their qualifications, their experience, their values and beliefs. As in the past election cycle.. Read More

Jan 31 2020
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I first encountered Scrappy, a puppy of unknown ancestry, on the mean streets of New York City. At the other end of the leash was a little boy, named Antonio, who spoke little English.  He and his family had recently emigrated from Puerto Rico. We co.. Read More

Jan 17 2020
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The reaction to the killing of Qassem Soleimani by many on the left was both predictable and expected. Speaker Nancy Pelosi called it provocative and a disproportionate action. Joe Biden stated “The problem started in May 2018 when President Trump backe.. Read More

Jan 10 2020
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Protestors burned effigies of a tousle-haired blond man, chanting “Refugees welcome here!”; “No to Tory racism!”; “Not my PM!”.  “Magpie madness”, otherwise known as “swooping season” had begun.  Envision the avian frenzy in .. Read More

Jan 03 2020
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In the August 3, 2018 version of my column in this newspaper, I wrote about impeachment.  At that time, Pelosi said that impeachment would require bipartisan support.  Well, here we are, two years later.  And Trump has been impeached in a s.. Read More

Dec 27 2019
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As Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ, it’s appropriate to review some of His teachings that have greatly impacted our world. Jesus went out of his way to minister to the poor, the sick, and sinners. How else can you explain inclu.. Read More

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