April 6, 2017 RSS feed / Editorial

Target range vote ramifications vast

While addressing his new constituents during a speech in 1774, British Parliament member Edmund Burke made his case for representative government versus the notion that elected officials should merely be delegates.  More...

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Phrase of the week

Fat cat: The phrase, originally coined by Baltimore Sun writer Frank Kent in his 1928 book “Political Behavior,” referred to a rich contributor to a political campaign. Today, it also means any rich person.   More...

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Shooting issue spiraled out of control

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We are school bus drivers; we are bartenders; we are policemen and women; we are trash collectors; we are government employees; we are retired; we are elementary, middle school and high school students. More...

Lyric of the week

I am the very model of a modern Major- General,  I’ve information vegetable, animal, and mineral,  I know the kings of England, and I quote the fights historical   From Marathon to Waterloo, in order categorical;  I’m More...