August 17, 2011 RSS feed / Opinion

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Divisions not confined to D.C.

In accepting the Illinois Republican Party nomination for the U.S. Senate in 1858, Abraham Lincoln spoke of the nation’s growing division over slavery. More...

Where's Walter?

Obama goes to a primary school to talk to the kids to get a little PR. After his talk, he offers question time. More...

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Opening day of school

I don't know which school this speech was made at, but it should be made every year at every middle and high school in the nation. This person is a genius. More...

How to properly place new employees

1. Put 400 bricks in a closed room.  2. Put your new hires in the room and close the door.  3. Leave them alone and come back after four hours.  More...

How old was grandpa?

Stay with this -- the answer is at the end. More...

Aging ain't for sissies

A distraught senior citizen phoned her doctor's office.  "Is it true," she wanted to know, "that the medication you prescribed has to be taken for the rest of my life?"  "Yes, I'm afraid so,"' the doctor told her.  More...

You might be from Miller County if.......

Editor’s note: In the past week or so, there have been a lot of Miller County folks, or former Miller Countians, who delved into nostalgia of “You might be from Miller County if..... More...

Up The Creek Without A Paddle

Life can be good, bad and better-

I've written about priorities, and how quickly we change what we think is so important.  I'll bet you thought I was talking about the economy or politics as many are wondering how they will make it after their retirements and incomes have been h More...

Holy Humor that makes you smile

GOOD SAMARITAN  A Sunday school teacher was telling her class the story of the Good Samaritan. More...

Will you sell your home after 2012?

This Is True!  Will you ever sell your house after 2012? More...

The man who refused to listen

Harvey is a friend of mine, and his ears no longer work.  He made a choice some years ago and closed his ears to life.  It did no good to beg and plead, his friends could not prevail.  So now his ears are vestiges; their doors are bolt More...

** Home Country **

There is in the splashing of the creek a great spray of diamonds. More...

As good as it gets!!

"You cannot legislate the poor into freedom by legislating the wealthy out of freedom. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving. More...

To maintain a healthy level of insanity

1. In the memo field of all your checks, write “for marijuana.”  1a. Sign your check using a former president’s name.  2. Order a diet water whenever you go out to eat, with a serious face.  2a. More...

Obama and the children

Obama goes to an elementary school to talk to the kids to get a little PR. After his talk he offers question time. More...