Ruth Gadebusch

07/21/2014 - 1:42am

    Yes, women won the vote in 1920 but never let it be said it was given. It was a hard struggle that did not, could not, stop because, as we were to learn, it was only the first step, continuing today. Despite what has been achieved the current political climate makes it quite clear that this is certainly no time to let up on our efforts. There may even be some...

05/18/2014 - 11:34pm

    When I was growing up in the South we had lots of colloquialisms, one being "cutting the fool" to explain inexplicable behavior. I know of no more appropriate term to describe today's Republican actions. Their abhorrence of anything connected to President Obama and the Democratic Party goes far...

05/12/2014 - 5:35am

    While Fox News is worried about wives who make more money than their husbands, the rest of the world has more serious concerns to think about. Just in case you missed it a Fox newsman moderating a panel discussion pursued the idea that a man making less money than his wife somehow has his masculinity imperiled....

05/04/2014 - 11:20pm

    It is time to eliminate the death penalty. How long are we going to continue this barbaric practice? The rest of the civilized world has long since found a better way and their crime rate has not increased commensurate with ours.

    In my day growing up in the South it...

04/27/2014 - 11:49pm

    What a month! We have had Fair Pay Day, April 8, the day when women's pay caught up with what men would have made in the twelve month period ending December 31, 2013. Then there was that infamous April 15 date. That one needs no explanation. It is etched in our brains, especially if we expect a tax refund,...

04/13/2014 - 8:32pm

    Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) has released his proposed budget for this nation which doesn't seem to share the same world I live in. Worse yet, it doesn't seem to practice the values found in the religion that his party so loudly proclaims.

    Remember, this man...

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