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Off the Editor’s Desk 4-24-24

Will there ever be peace on earth? Last week with all the protest on going at places of higher education, the thought I had was about the Nobel Peace Prize and the work done by those people trying to strive for a world free of wars. But, those students who shout “death to Israel, death…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 4-10-24

I am old enough to remember when Pluto was a planet! I am old enough to remember when living in this society was of great joy. You knew who lived in the house next to you and also who lived down the street.  We all gathered together in our back yards to discuss the doings…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 4-3-24

Trump could pull off the greatest comeback in history! The following is a piece that was published in The Capitol Guardian on March 27th. It was written by Paul F. Petrick, an attorney in Cleveland, Ohio. “Having secured sufficient delegates to become the first thrice-nominated Republican presidential candidate since Richard Nixon and the only person…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 3-27-2024

Got my ducks in a row! I drive a Jeep and over the past couple of years, as I have returned to my Jeep in some parking lot, I find a little rubber duck attached to the door handle of my jeep. Last Thursday evening, my grandson, Zach, and I were enjoying a hamburger at…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 3-6-2024

It’s really time for a change! Do you remember past slogans of presidential campaigns? Some including the “I Like Ike” of Eisenhower’s run for president in 1952 and then in 1956 it was “I Still Like Ike,” or “It’s all the way with LBJ” for Lyndon Johnson’s 1964 slogan. But, in recent years there are…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 2-28-2024

Tidbits and quotes “Ours is a world of nuclear giants, and ethical infants. We know more about war than about peace, more about killing than we know about living.” —General of the Army, Omar Nelson Bradley (1893-1981) The U. S. Senate passed a single bill that addressed aid to Israel, Ukraine and the southern border,…

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Off the Editor’s Desk – 2-21-24

There is always a need for more money! I quite often feel sorry for the people serving on elected boards that are trying to come up with the needed money to keep things together and fund improvements and funding the workforce to keep our governments working. In Wisconsin there is a state law that limits…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 2-14-2024

It’s not funny! I feel very sorry for President Joe Biden as his memory is failing him and he makes slips almost every time he gets up to speak. Recently Biden confused the current French President, Emmanuel Macron with a former French President who has been dead for almost 30 years.  Last Thursday the Special…

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Off the Editor’s Desk 2-7-24

Why are we so divided? In my mind, we have become more divided at this point in time than we have ever been before. Maybe except during the Civil War. As I watch television or read in the daily papers, many protests are featured for one reason or another, with some of them becoming violent. …

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Off the Editor’s Desk 1-31-2024

It’s wintertime! Although the weather does not feel like winter, it is officially that time of year, and this past weekend it felt more like spring. A quick look at my cell phone and the picture I took last January 31st of the thermometer in my car, which indicated the outside temperature at twenty-nine below…

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