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It is time for me to make a change

They say time flies when you are having fun. My tenure at The Franklin County Times has flown by, so I guess I have had ... Read more

Only the idiots are Occupying Wall Street

While I have no problem with people peacefully protesting, even if they are protesting against something I support, I do have a problem with people ... Read more

Do people actually listen to what is said?

Why have knee-jerk reactions to people’s opinions become so acceptable? It seems as though every couple of months some celebrity or politician speaks his or her ... Read more

Can political correctness go too far? Yes.

It is said that the road to Hell is paved with good intentions. Many times people do things they hope will produce positive results, but ... Read more

Ten years later, Sept. 11 memories still vivid

Sunday marks the 10th anniversary of one of the darkest days in the history of the United States — the terrorist attacks on New York ... Read more