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What’s the number one threat to the continued success of the U.S. and international economies? It’s the growing inequality of wealth and income, particularly in the United States. And … more
Have you ever heard anyone say, “Oh, those politicians are all the same. There’s no difference between the parties. They’re all just out for themselves.” Perhaps you’ve said it … more
Folks in the Cook and Orr area are used to doing things for themselves. For years, they’ve always shown a willingness to roll up their sleeves and do what needs to be done to improve their … more
“I ask how and why this decision was reached,” Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said in the Senate recently. He was calling for an investigation into President Trump’s decision to pull U.S. forces out … more
This time of year, when the ghosts and goblins are about, I think of how Halloween has changed from when I was young. I think that the generation that grew up in the 1950s and ‘60s experienced the … more
The Ott family and the new nonprofit organization, Ely’s Historic State Theater, (EHST) have delivered a monumental gift to Ely and beyond. The impeccable restoration of the State Theater was … more
It’s time for Democrats in the U.S. House to open the doors and let the public see the evidence they’re gathering in their ongoing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Despite the … more
As I slowly awaken, Tobie curls up across my chest, covering my heart, purring. Paco nestles under my right arm, his big, soft, furry body inviting attention. It feels like they are trying to … more
I was talking with a friend the other day about immigration. It’s one of the most divisive issues of our time, and we, too, found ourselves divided. “Our country is full,” he quoted President … more
The journey from democracy to dictatorship involves many steps. Some are small, others are large, but few in the last 243 years of American history have had the potential to be as consequential as … more
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