July 29, 2009 RSS feed / Opinion

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

It could be better, but I'm not too sure how-

With all the mess that is going on in our city, county, state, nation and world, I really feel guilty. Granted, things could be better, but I'm not sure that I know where to go to make them better. More...

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor: I have lived in this area for 5 1/2 years; before, I lived all over the country, in a motor home. I am writing this to say what a fine medical establishment I have found here; the best I have experienced. More...

'Man of the House'

A husband had just finished a book titled, Man of the House. He stormed into the house and walked right up to his wife. More...

Ebony Dots & Dashes

Monday morning proved to be a good day for me. My granddaughter Georgia Burr and her daughter Heather and grandchildren, Haley and Terry, came up to see me and spent the morning with me. Also Mrs. Janice Hayes came by and spent time with me. More...

Remembering our WWII heroes

July 11found me sitting on the deck of Jim and Martha Mallett's house on Pensacola Beach, waiting for the Blue Angels to crank up. I had traveled from Savannah to watch the Blues putting on the dog for their hometown folks. More...

As You See It

I wish every citizen of Miller County would go to one county commission meeting and see how, what, we elected act, cursing, fussing, threatening etc. Boy can we pick um. I spoke up and helped elect a new commissioner in my district. More...

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Mowing Down the Lawless

I'll never forget my first time. For years I'd dreamed how good it would be, imagined myself throbbing with sensual delight as the two of us rolled to unexplored heights of joy in pursuit of a pleasure that can't be described but has to be felt. More...

The Facts

As you open your pockets for yet another natural disaster, keep these facts in mind: Marsha J. Evans, president and CEO of the American Red Cross, salary for year ending 06/30/03 was $651,957 plus expenses. More...

Home County

"Cuppa tea, please, Mavis," the voice said, behind us. We knew who it was, because Marvin Pincus is a rarity here in the central headquarters of coffee drinkers of the western world, better known as the Mule Barn coffee shop. More...

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Solve unemployment and healthcare-Bring back the draft

Bring back the draft. Eve ryone that serves 180 days of honorable service and is honorably discharged will receive VA benefits and be eligible to use the VA health care system. More...

A thought on government!

Back in 1999, the U.S. Government seized the Mustang Ranch brothel in Nevada for tax evasion and, as required by law, tried to run it. Our government failed, and it closed. Let's see who was President in 1999? Was his name Bill? More...