Body shaming modern torture

Body shaming modern torture

Dear Grandparenting: I would welcome some common-sense advice about my granddaughter. I will not name her, because the last thing she wants just right...

May 1st, 2016 |  


Vigilence is needed

Vigilence is needed

We have covered this topic before, but I think it is worth repeating over, and over, and over again.The Worldwide Threat Assessment by the U.S. Intell...

April 30th, 2016 |  


Importance of the gatekeeper

As high school and college graduations loom on the horizon, young folks everywhere are contemplating career choices. There is also the phenomena of ch...

April 29th, 2016 |  



School ag program a success

Agriculture in the City is a state-funded program which teaches agriculture education to students in city schools. This program is being piloted in on...

April 29th, 2016 |  


Austin’s ready to go outside

Austin’s ready to go outside

Cheery spring greetings from our house to yours. We thoroughly enjoy spring days in the quiet countryside outside Flat Rock, Illinois. Julia and Austi...

April 28th, 2016 |  


Chemtrails another conspiracy theory

Chemtrails another conspiracy theory

Without a doubt you have witnessed discussion of conspiracy theories at some point in your life. New ones are appearing at an impressive rate, though ...

April 27th, 2016 |  


Americans now victims

To the editor:How did America become a nation of victims? Have the schools and liberal elites taught us that we all must be victims of one kind or ano...

April 26th, 2016 |  


One size fits none

One size fits none

With apologies to John Greenleaf Whittier: of all sad words that can recall, the saddest are these, “One size fits all.”Because it doesn&#...

April 25th, 2016 |  


Death with dignity should be universal option

Death with dignity should be universal option

Choosing death with dignity is not an easy decision and there are few people that will make that choice. A terminally ill patient should have the righ...

April 24th, 2016 updated: April 25th, 2016. |  


Buchy: Repeal Obamacare

Buchy: Repeal Obamacare

In Ohio, we have recognized Obamacare for the failure it is and rejected Washington’s attempt to burden Ohioans with the bureaucratic responsibi...

April 24th, 2016 |