Ruth Gadebusch

08/28/2014 - 3:33pm

    As if things at home were not in bad enough shape we are back in the Mid-East up to our necks. Of course, the beheading of the journalist is just an excuse and was probably bound to happen no matter what we did. However, we lit the fire when President George Bush and his eveready warrior Dick Cheney led us...

06/19/2014 - 12:59am

    Enough. Enough. Enough.  Not one more!  What does it take for us to stop this gun horror?

    Granted, we can never stop all these occurrences of out-of-the-blue shootings, but we can most certainly reduce them.  After each horrible incident there is great...

06/09/2014 - 1:11am

    This nation has long ballyhooed the virtues of education but what we do speaks so loudly we can't hear what is said.  Every politician no matter what office s/he is running for always has a statement supporting education, to the point leaving one to wonder if s/he is not seeking  the wrong office...

06/02/2014 - 12:31am

    Growing up in the South I became quite familiar with various colloquial expressions to describe different situations. My mother often used one such in noting bizarre behavior: "It takes all kinds in this old world." That certainly covers the many human foibles of these days.

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05/26/2014 - 5:09pm

    It is often said that judges don't make the law. Their role is to interpret it in disputes; however, without doubt some strange interpretations do turn up from time to time. Some are so outrageous that it is difficult not to dismissively categorize all judges as rather strange, carried away with their own...

05/18/2014 - 11:34pm

    When I was growing up in the South we had lots of colloquialisms, one being "cutting the fool" to explain inexplicable behavior. I know of no more appropriate term to describe today's Republican actions. Their abhorrence of anything connected to President Obama and the Democratic Party goes far...

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