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Somebody will win in Iowa

Who prevails in the Iowa caucuses won’t matter much By Donald Kaul Contributing Columnist The Iowa caucuses are upon us. …

January 29th, 2016 |  

Ticking toward doomsday

By Ira Helfand Contributing Columnist Recently, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists announced it was keeping its famous Doomsday Clock …

January 29th, 2016 |  

Local gardens bring people together

By Jill Richardson Contributing Columnist Mark Winne, an author and anti-hunger activist, often says that the most important word in …

January 26th, 2016 |  

White House commits to renewable energy

By Emily Schwartz Greco Contributing Columnist Until now, President Barack Obama has embraced gas and oil fracking, encouraged the construction …

January 25th, 2016 |  

Government needs to work better

By Lee H. Hamilton Contributing Columnist Whoever wins next November’s presidential election, it’s a sure bet that at some point …

January 21st, 2016 |  

Ongoing tension between power and morality

Ongoing tension between power and morality

By Robert J. Gould Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_Robert-Gould1.jpg American Exceptionalism is the belief that, even when the US is flawed in …

January 20th, 2016 updated: January 20th, 2016. |  

Hillary Clinton: Least fit of all

By Sheldon Richman Contributing columnist Even considering that no one is fit to be president — in that no one …

January 20th, 2016 |  

King for only one day a year

By Thomas L. Knapp Contributing columnist Since 1986, Americans have observed the third Monday of January as a federal holiday: …

January 20th, 2016 |  

Terrorism, American style

By Mel Gurtov Contributing Columnist As the popularity of Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and other race-baiting antidemocratic politicians attest, a …

January 18th, 2016 |  

Taking on the Nuclear Goliath

Taking on the Nuclear Goliath

By Robert C. Koehler Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_Robert-Koehler.jpg “Just as we stood for freedom in the 20th century, we must stand …

January 15th, 2016 |  

American’s retirement – save a little

By Glenn Mollette Contributing Columnist Most Americans rely heavily on Social Security, but it’s not enough to retire on. There …

January 15th, 2016 updated: January 15th, 2016. |  

North Korea’s nuclear ambition and the U.S. presidential campaign

North Korea’s nuclear ambition and the U.S. presidential campaign

By Dr. Robert Dodge Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_Robert-Dodge.jpg With the news of North Korea testing another nuclear weapon its leadership continues …

January 13th, 2016 |  

North Korea: How many wake-up calls will it take?

North Korea: How many wake-up calls will it take?

By David Krieger Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_David-Krieger.jpg North Korea has been sounding alarms since it withdrew from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty …

January 13th, 2016 |  

New South Carolina: Who are those guys?

New South Carolina: Who are those guys?

By Phil Noble Contributing Columnist http://newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_Phil-Noble.jpg One of my favorite movies is the 1969 classic Butch Cassidy and the Sundance …

January 13th, 2016 |  

Medical insurance is expensive

By Glenn Mollette Contributing Columnist I felt like my insurance company wanted me out of healthcare when I received my …

January 13th, 2016 |  

‘We cannot wait for Congress to act on this’

By Harold Pease Contributing Columnist “We cannot wait for Congress to act on this,” so said President Barack Obama Tuesday …

January 12th, 2016 |  

‘We cannot wait for Congress to act on this’

By Harold Pease Contributing Columnist “We cannot wait for Congress to act on this,” so said President Barack Obama Tuesday …

January 8th, 2016 |  

A look back at 2015

By Daniel L. Gardner Contributing Columnist Reviewing 2015 through weekly columns, I saw an interesting pattern emerge from the warp …

January 7th, 2016 |  

A rip in the fabric of society

By Greg Allen Contributing Columnnist Recently, I had a conversation with a relative about taking a stand for what’s right. …

January 6th, 2016 |  

GOP candidates know nothing about Syria

By John Kiriakou Contributing Columnist Like many political animals, I was glued to the latest Republican presidential debate. For the …

January 5th, 2016 |  

Will you take a NAP with me?

By Thomas L. Knapp Contributing Columnist With the next US national election only a little more than ten months away, …

January 2nd, 2016 |  

Cruz vs. Rubio and the Constitution

By Harold Pease Contributing Columnist The December 15, 2015, Republican Presidential Debate featured a stark clash between the only two …

December 31st, 2015 |  

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