Ruth Gadebusch

11/20/2014 - 2:34pm

    No matter how it pans out it is going to be a long rough two years waiting for the next election. It is reasonable to expect it to be an awakening for those who could not be bothered to vote or, just as bad, succumbed to the advertising purchased by those untraceable dollars.

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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...

07/14/2014 - 3:08am

    Once again I call attention to that intrepid group that gathered in Seneca Falls, New York, on a hot July day in 1848. Little did they know what a long difficult struggle it would be before the success of their mission in August of 1920: the vote for women.

    We may...

06/19/2014 - 12:59am

    Enough. Enough. Enough.  Not one more!  What does it take for us to stop this gun horror?

    Granted, we can never stop all these occurrences of out-of-the-blue shootings, but we can most certainly reduce them.  After each horrible incident there is great...

06/09/2014 - 1:11am

    This nation has long ballyhooed the virtues of education but what we do speaks so loudly we can't hear what is said.  Every politician no matter what office s/he is running for always has a statement supporting education, to the point leaving one to wonder if s/he is not seeking  the wrong office...

06/02/2014 - 12:31am

    Growing up in the South I became quite familiar with various colloquial expressions to describe different situations. My mother often used one such in noting bizarre behavior: "It takes all kinds in this old world." That certainly covers the many human foibles of these days.

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