Columns - Taft Midway Driller - Taft, CA http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20121030/NEWS/121039971/1008/OPINION taftmidwaydriller.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Thu, 25 May 2017 08:52:23 +0000 Keith Magill: Happiness through hard work and failure http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/opinion/20170523/keith-magill-happiness-through-hard-work-and-failure?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 May 2017 15:08:11 +0000 Keith Magill More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/opinion/20170523/keith-magill-happiness-through-hard-work-and-failure Arthur I. Cyr: The Vietnam War: Legacies and lessons http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/opinion/20170523/arthur-i-cyr-vietnam-war-legacies-and-lessons?rssfeed=true Tue, 23 May 2017 14:11:56 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/opinion/20170523/arthur-i-cyr-vietnam-war-legacies-and-lessons Matthew T. 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Goshay More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170501/OPINION/170509971/1008/OPINION At 100 days, Trump's no Russian stooge or fascist http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170428/NEWS/170429544/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Apr 2017 15:28:44 +0000 Bloomberg View · Eli Lake http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170428/NEWS/170429544/1008/OPINION Conway and the White House's 100-day alternative facts http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170428/NEWS/170429545/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:34:06 +0000 The Washington Post · Aaron Blake http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170428/NEWS/170429545/1008/OPINION COMMENTARY: One big thing Donald Trump hasn't done in his first 100 days http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170428/NEWS/170429546/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Apr 2017 14:33:33 +0000 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (TNS) - Kyle Wingfield http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170428/NEWS/170429546/1008/OPINION Matthew T. Mangino: Opioids: The medicine that kills http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170428/OPINION/170429570/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Apr 2017 12:21:29 +0000 Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170428/OPINION/170429570/1008/OPINION On the Road with Rick Holmes: What's up Down East — The state of politics in Maine http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170427/OPINION/170429515/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:11:59 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170427/OPINION/170429515/1008/OPINION Arthur I. Cyr: North Korea best handled with allies http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170425/OPINION/170429785/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:27:03 +0000 Arthur I. Cyr More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170425/OPINION/170429785/1008/OPINION On the Road with Rick Holmes: Intentional tourism — taking to the road and making it your own http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170422/OPINION/170429856/1008/OPINION?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:53:00 +0000 Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20170422/OPINION/170429856/1008/OPINION