Monthly Archive: October 2011

Oct 19 2011

Is God on our side?

By James J. Jackson Politicians often accuse the so-called ‘Christian Right’ of believing they have God’s ear more than those of other political persuasions.  Many Christians do, indeed, believe God is on their side.  President Abraham Lincoln was once asked if he believed God was on his side.  Lincoln’s reply was, ‘… Let us not …

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Oct 18 2011

Veterans, the Human Rubble of Our Wars

A few years ago, recruiting was a more thankless job. By William A. Collins Back those troops Where e’er they roam; But let them suffer When they’re home. With great fanfare, President Barack Obama recently presented a Congressional Medal of Honor to Dakota Meyer, a living hero. Presidents don’t often get to do that. Normally …

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Oct 18 2011

The GOP Loves the Federal Spending it Hates

Sen. McConnell’s tirade about the Solyndra debacle would’ve had a lot more moral punch if it were not for Zap Motors. By Jim Hightower Whatever else you think about tea-party-infused Republican leaders in Congress, at least they’re consistent in their opposition to big government intrusion in the economy, right? Absolutely. Unless you count intrusions of …

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Oct 18 2011

What I’ve Learned Occupying Wall Street and DC

In squares, parks, and plazas all over the country, we’re taking the time for true democracy to work. By Lacy MacAuley I was standing on a street one evening near my home in Washington, DC — it seems like ages ago now — with a chatty friend who travels often to New York. He mentioned …

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Oct 13 2011

Justin Utley wins championship

Tyler Police Officer, Justin Utley, won his third consecutive Texas State Rifle Association Championship in the service rifle category during a recent competition. Utley competed using an AR-15 with iron sights at several different distances, varying firing speeds, alternating standing or sitting and magazine changes. Out of a possible 800 top score, Utley received 782 …

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Oct 13 2011

Eastman hosts Fire Protection School

The 40th Annual Northeast Texas Area Fire Protection School was recently held at Eastman Chemical Company’s fire training grounds located at its Longview, Texas site. More than 300 emergency responders from neighboring communities traveled to Longview to attend the training. This year’s school offered both classroom and hands-on training exercises that better equip volunteer, municipal …

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Oct 13 2011

Educators awarded

Tyler ISD Title I coordinator, Vernora Jones; parenting coordinator, Henria Armstrong; and administrative assistant, Barbara Burrow, received a Hope Award from the East Texas Crisis Center. The award acknowledges the tireless efforts Title I has made on behalf of children who have been subjected to violence in the home. For years, Tyler ISD Title I …

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Oct 13 2011

Library offers arts exhibition

Tyler Public Library will be awash in the arts during the weekend of Oct. 22 and 23. For two days, the Library is opening its doors and floors to Art Around Every Corner – visual and performing artists exhibiting, demonstrating and talking about their work. The Library continues to seek working artists from the East …

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