Ruth Gadebusch

08/24/2016 - 8:00am

    This past week marked the 96th anniversary of women winning the vote. Please note that the word was winning, not given. It was a long difficult struggle. In the words of Carrie Chapman Catt, an early suffragist and founder of the League of Women Voters: " It took George Washington 6 years to rectify man's...

03/05/2016 - 7:00pm

    It had been my intention to continue recognition of March as Women' History Month by resurrecting the stories of some of the forgotten women of history; however, all the attention on this week's hearing at the Supreme Court on Texas' abortion clinics cannot...

03/02/2016 - 2:00pm

    Do you know these women? Of course not, because this nation has not been nearly so zealous recording women's history as that of men.

    Every American school child knows about Paul Revere and his midnight...

02/25/2016 - 12:00am

    March is Women's History Month so designated to focus on all the neglected stories of women's contributions to this nation's society.  Due to  the same type of neglect, February has long been named Black History Month. 

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02/16/2016 - 7:00am

    Having long complained about what we in the Western World pay for entertainment as compared to the necessities of life, I should not be surprised at the figures coming out of Super Bowl Fifty.  Nevertheless, it is mind boggling. 

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02/07/2016 - 5:00pm

    Having at a younger age been in politics myself, I have always begged that my motive not be questioned. It is judgment that is open to question. However, I am finding it more than a little difficult to live by that principle when it comes to these Republican...

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