Monthly Archives: July 2015

McCain VS Trump

It is crystal clear there is no love lost between Senator John McCain and Donald Trump. That boiled over this past week. I think Trump did go over the top with his attack on McCain. McCain is a Viet Nam … Continue reading

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Smoking Something: Highways, Immigrants, and Students

Honest to goodness! There are times when I think our politicians are smoking something. Two articles on the Opinion page of the July 17th issue of the Tribune caught my attention. The first was one in which Senator Toomey (R) … Continue reading

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European Union and Immigration

Europe has its problems. There is a flood of illegal immigrants from the Middle East and Africa. The pressure will continue. The southeastern border of the European Union is generally marked by Greece, Bulgaria, and Romania. Hungary is one nation … Continue reading

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And We Wonder — DDT and Monsanto

[In part from “The Week” of July 3, 1015] DDT was banned in the United States in 1972, but new research suggests this once ubiquitous insecticide is still causing cancer. Women born in the 1960s to mothers exposed to high … Continue reading

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Aiding and Abetting

The rhetoric is heating up over the illegal immigrant issue. Donald Trump has seen to that. Good for him. Other political candidates in both the Democrat and Republican parties really don’t want to touch the issue with a ten foot … Continue reading

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Don’t know about you, but I am thinking June and now into July has gotten mixed up with November. We are all tired of gray skies and rain, but there is more to come. Farmers in Indiana are in disaster … Continue reading

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