Pompeo vs. WikiLeaks: It’s no contest

Pompeo vs. WikiLeaks: It’s no contest

Last July, while stumping for then-candidate, now-president Donald Trump, US Representative Mike Pompeo (R-KS) gleefully referenced nearly 20,000 Demo...

April 28th, 2017 |  


Rites of passage represent danger zone for teens

Rites of passage represent danger zone for teens

For teenagers, this is a magical time of the year. The rituals, customs, and traditions of the prom-graduation-summer rites of passage triad can offer...

April 28th, 2017 |  


We used Earth Day to stop violence

We used Earth Day to stop violence

It was 21 years ago today I awoke in the middle of the night, got my co-actor up, then roused the others and we all got into two vehicles, drove to a ...

April 27th, 2017 |  


Beyond redemptive violence

Beyond redemptive violence

Sometimes our tame and compliant media upchucks a piece of truth. For instance:“American officials had predicted that the missile strike would r...

April 25th, 2017 |  


Income tax: No honor among thieves

Income tax: No honor among thieves

Former US congressman (and presidential candidate) Ron Paul kept a placard on his desk reading “don’t steal — the government hates c...

April 24th, 2017 |  


Jesus is alive, lives in us

The same power that raised Jesus from the dead is available to us today. When we receive Jesus as our Savior, the Holy Spirit comes into our hearts. H...

April 22nd, 2017 |  


Newberry continues to be one busy place

Newberry continues to be one busy place

It’s a good day when 15 barbecue teams are battling it out in downtown Newberry as they will be Saturday at the annual Pork in the Park festival...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Three stories: A teacher, a family and a state

Three stories: A teacher, a family and a state

This column is about three stories – about a teacher, a family and a state. They are both historic and modern. But they are really about one ver...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Nuclear power bums, bailouts and bankruptcy

You have to hand it to the nuclear industry for socializing costs and privatizing profits. Last year, lobbyists for operators of dirty, deadbeat old r...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Investment in learning is worth it

Investment in learning is worth it

Greetings from the Newberry County Literacy Council. The Council celebrates reading each and every day of each and every year.At the national level, t...

April 17th, 2017 |