Category - Opinion

My Side of the Fencepost

OK, so it IS partisan . . . . By Jim Dickerson If you’ve been picking up your mail lately most anywhere in the 41st Legislative District, you are well aware that...

Perspectives

Simple Dreams By Paul Hosford My wife Lori and I stopped at Julie’s Café recently for a late breakfast. A disheveled man sat alone at another table, and we...

My Side of the Fencepost

It will be a bitter pill By Jim Dickerson I apologize in advance for the dire tone of this column, but I’m upset about the current mortgage banking crisis. The...

Molly’s Musings

Chicken Soup does soothe the soul by Molly Young  Chicken noodle soup for the soul. It’s a bit cliché. But, I discovered, completely true. My friend was sick last...

Molly’s Musings

Bringing back the ‘heart’ By Molly Young A large scarlet “N” painted across her cheek, the woman walked past me wearing a red shirt with white...

Perspectives

An Obscenity . . . . By Paul Hosford For months, the Democrats complained that the media was biased against Hillary Clinton, to which the Republicans scoffed. Now...

My Side of the Fencepost

Two sides to the budgeting coin by Jim Dickerson The budget-making process is one of the more interesting aspects of local government, but as I’ve learned through...

My Side of the Fencepost

The season of ‘spin’ By Jim Dickerson Just a word of warning. We’re going to hear a lot of “spin” in the next three months. It is a relatively...