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...

04/07/2014 - 2:17am

    If the Republican Tea Partiers get their way this nation will soon be by the rich for the rich with no place for the poor. As if the minimum wage was not hurtful enough a national survey has now found that many in the ever popular fast food industry are not even getting that for all the hours they put in. Then...

04/03/2014 - 12:41am

    Of all people to talk, former Secretary of War Donald Rumsfield is probably the most inappropriate regarding the current state of affairs with Putin's seizure of Crimea. Yes, I know the department name has morphed into Defense but in the case of Mr. Rumsfield, War is obviously the correct title.

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03/27/2014 - 3:02am

    From Great to Greed: Such a short distance in the dictionary but seemingly a big plunge for this nation! Once known for its greatness with opportunity for all greed, as in money, appears to becoming the most correct description.

    For many years there has been a trend...

03/20/2014 - 2:08pm

    With March designated as Women's History Month it seems appropriate to recognize more than one column could do. In fact, there are so many women heretofore given little, if any, recognition one would have to have a column every day of the month to even begin. Their stories simply have not been told in the...

03/13/2014 - 12:29am

    As March is once more declared Women's History Month and the 8th as the Day of the Woman, it should be noted that it is less than a decade before the century anniversary of women's getting the vote. Notice, I did not say were given the vote because there was nothing given about it. It was a long hard...

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