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April 8, 2011 RSS feed / Commentary

Fighting Gamecock

Deputy Jeffcoat had an uncanny way of dealing with rowdy prisoners. Jeffcoat was a big guy, but he didn’t rely on his bulk to handle those he arrested. More...

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

Dionne and Charlotte

Dionne Warwick was on our future president’s TV show last week. Wouldn’t Donald Trump be great as our chief executive? The current disparity between the very rich and the poor mirrors that of most third world countries. More...

Forty– something

Happy Meals get depressing

Sometimes I wonder if politicians just say stuff to see if we’re paying attention. More...