Category Archive: Opinion

Sep 22 2016

Exhibit to feature Mexican Folk Art

The Tyler Museum of Art (TMA) and Hispanic Professionals Association of Tyler (HPAT) are teaming up for a special week long exhibition showcasing signature pieces from the TMA’s vast collection of Mexican folk art, as part of the local community’s celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. The exhibition will feature a display of more than …

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Sep 22 2016

No More Sleeping Through the Alarm, and Other Favorite Tips

By Mary Hunt Surprise! Today, instead of sharing tips you’ve sent to me, I’ve decided to hog the entire column to share some of my own. Several of these are oldies, but goodies, while others are recent discoveries. I do love great tips. CELLPHONE ALARM VOLUME BOOSTER. If you’re a heavy sleeper and have trouble …

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Aug 18 2016

The Terrifying Prospect of Trump With Nukes

By Steve Chapman The world’s most astonishing and beneficial achievement of the past 70 years is not something humanity did but something it avoided doing: using nuclear weapons. After the United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan during World War II, it was entirely plausible to think they were just a mild preview of …

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Aug 18 2016

The Moral of the Simone Biles Story

By Mona Charen We know that America is feeling like a cancer patient at the moment. Doctors explain that there are only two options: amputate a limb or go through chemotherapy, which might save the limb, but also might kill us. We shuffle around in a daze, scarcely believing that there are no good exits …

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Aug 03 2016

Pursuing Happiness in Philadelphia

By Jamie Stiehm Philadelphia — Few in the Democratic Convention multitude knew, but Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love is known for Sisterly Affection. I wonder if Hillary Clinton, the first woman nominee, knows the city’s Quaker name. We shall see round midnight after an exhilarating but grueling four days. I saw three young black …

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Aug 03 2016

Philadelphia Vs. Cleveland: Divided We Stand

By Patrick Buchanan Wednesday was the best night of Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Joe Biden, Tim Kaine and Barack Obama testified to her greatness and goodness and readiness to be president. And all saw in the Republican Convention in Cleveland a festival of darkness and dystopia. Nor is this unusual. For, as the saying goes, the …

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Aug 02 2016

Beyond the Rhetoric

By Harry C. Alford “18 Years, 18 Years” or so the Song Says – Part I I have been holding this back for nearly eleven years. But now I am of another mind because my Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Wisconsin has a specialty in Correctional Administration. In retrospect, I didn’t go to jail. …

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Jul 27 2016

The Soaring Balloons

Hot air balloon flights began Friday morning over the City of Longview and continued each morning through Sunday at the East Texas Regional Airport. While driving to work, one could see crowds of people gathered at different locations enjoying the spectacular hot air balloons flying across the city. Many were snapping photos with their cell …

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