Join us at the Madison County Fair

Why is the county fair such a vital part of a community? Why is it that for one week, most things come to a stop and all eyes turn to the county fairg...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Terrorism’s ‘Groundhog Day’ scenario

The terrorism scenario is always the same. Events repeat themselves, like in the film “Groundhog Day.”First the video of screaming innocen...

May 31st, 2017 |  


Their view: Defunding Planned Parenthood not the answer

Their view: Defunding Planned Parenthood not the answer

Congressional Republicans, President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are united in support of “defunding” Planned Parenthood. I...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Their view: Evidence is for weak leaders

Their view: Evidence is for weak leaders

OK, some of you losers out there are having trouble keeping up with the way the Trump administration communicates, so let me bring you up to speed.Let...

March 20th, 2017 |  


Editorial: Scourge of drugs stealing life from the young and old

Editorial: Scourge of drugs stealing life from the young and old

We’re sliding backward.Average life expectancy rise in the U.S. is falling. The most recent statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Their view: Women’s March is hardly inclusive

Their view: Women’s March is hardly inclusive

Call it the “People With Uteruses Who Hate Donald Trump March.” Or the “Birth Control, Not Self Control March.” Or the “...

January 20th, 2017 |  


Obama just won’t go away

Obama just won’t go away

Donald Trump will give his closely watched inaugural address this week. It will be a great one. Trust him. Fantastic, even. Possibly beyond belief. Be...

January 18th, 2017 |  


Why we should ‘normalize’ Trump

Why we should ‘normalize’ Trump

President-elect Donald Trump is being normalized before our eyes. On Monday, Dec. 19, the Electoral College cast its votes in the customary way; despi...

December 26th, 2016 |  


Even Elvis paid his taxes

Even Elvis paid his taxes

WASHINGTON — Everyone hates paying taxes, especially those of the income variety.The late Sen. Russell Long of Louisiana, who for 15 years serve...

October 5th, 2016 |  


Gene Wilder won’t be forgotten in death

Gene Wilder won’t be forgotten in death

Gene Wilder died Monday.To say that news put a damper on my day is a gross understatement. Wilder was one of the best, one of my favorites.A great com...

August 30th, 2016 |