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Posted August 30, 2022in Guest Commentary

Marijuana should be legal. Moderation in all things.

Last September in an essay I wrote for The Des Moines Register, I advocated the legalization of recreational marijuana (“It’s time to legalize recreational marijuana in Iowa and nationally,” Sept [...]

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Posted April 12, 2021in Guest Commentary

Mask wearing in America

Like most everyone else, I’m tired of wearing a mask.  Every time I go to the grocery, a restaurant, church, or work I have to put on a mask. Not [...]

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Posted February 08, 2021in Guest Commentary, Guest View

Poverty never comes with privilege

I hear a lot about white privilege.  I grew up in Martin county, Kentucky. We were considered one of the poorest counties in the United States. In April, 1964, President [...]

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Posted September 23, 2020in Guest Commentary

Fix our medical insurance dilemma

Give all Americans the option to buy into Medicare. I’ve paid into Social Security and Medicare my entire life. I’m still paying to be on plan B and supplemental coverage. I [...]

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Posted August 24, 2020in Guest Commentary

Biden and Trump – does age matter?

John F. Kennedy was 43 years old when he was elected to serve as President of the United States in 1960. His age did not hurt him on election day.  [...]

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Posted August 18, 2020in Guest Commentary

Some of America’s Problems Can Be Fixed

Some of America’s problems can be fixed. Voting in the November election should not be a problem for Americans. Open the polls for at least two days. Every state should [...]

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Posted June 29, 2020in Guest Commentary

July 4th – America’s Hope.

Americans hope they will never be bullied by a police officer. A man or woman with a badge and a gun can be an intimidating figure. If a cop pulls [...]

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Posted June 15, 2020in Guest Commentary

How to avoid the police

If you have to call 911 in an emergency, you are typically glad when a police officer shows up. When someone smashes into your car, you are happy for a police [...]

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Posted June 01, 2020in Guest Commentary

George Floyd, Protestor Violence – how to solve all this

The death of George Floyd at the hands of police should never have happened. It was murder and a dark moment in America. The looting, terrorism and burning of American cities by [...]

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Posted May 28, 2020in Guest Commentary

Hate never solves anything

Some of the nicest people I’ve known have been police officers from county to state to city cops.  I have some dear friends who wear badges and they are good people. [...]

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