Gathering at the table

Gathering at the table

The table is a welcoming place. Everyone likes to eat, and invitations to meals are hard to pass up. In our culture, the emphasis is on eating, rather...

September 25th, 2016 |  


Chafin and Hatfields struggle for power

Chafin and Hatfields struggle for power

“Don Chafin is the former sheriff of Logan County. He is the man who has inaugurated and promoted the thug system in Logan County and now he com...

September 24th, 2016 |  


Congressman’s race-baiting finds another target: Kaepernick

Congressman’s race-baiting finds another target: Kaepernick

Iowa Congressman Steve King is developing a nasty habit of linking accomplished biracial American men to Islamic terrorism. For no reason, other than ...

September 23rd, 2016 |  


It’s time for the Bushes to come out against Trump

It’s time for the Bushes to come out against Trump

The first volume of Winston Churchill’s swashbuckling history of his war, World War II, bore the title, “The Gathering Storm.”The st...

September 22nd, 2016 |  


A Roman realization: One bad candidate can’t kill democracy

A Roman realization: One bad candidate can’t kill democracy

ROME — When Gary Johnson had his Aleppo moment a week ago, I was among those who could not believe his absolute incompetence. I understand that ...

September 21st, 2016 |  


For Clinton, ominous signs in Ohio

For Clinton, ominous signs in Ohio

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — In less than a week, Hillary Clinton went from a 7 point lead over rival Donald Trump to a 5 point deficit in this must-win ...

September 20th, 2016 |  


Taking the lowly position of a child

Taking the lowly position of a child

“At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, ‘Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’ 2 He called a little chi...

September 18th, 2016 |  


Early Logan County was a ‘mess’

Early Logan County was a ‘mess’

The July 23rd 1929 edition of The Logan Banner proclaimed that 10,000 or more people had attended the third annual reunion of the Devil Anse Hatfield ...

September 18th, 2016 |  


Two women, two wildly different views on abortion

Two women, two wildly different views on abortion

When you have a certain reputation for being, let’s just say, unambiguously pro-life, people who don’t share your beliefs will be, letR...

September 16th, 2016 |  


Libertarian duo deserve place on debate stage

Libertarian duo deserve place on debate stage

OK, so Gary Johnson probably isn’t going to be the nation’s 45th president. And it’s doubtful Bill Weld will be replacing Vice Presi...

September 15th, 2016 |