taftmidwaydriller.com http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/section/opinion taftmidwaydriller.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:33:56 +0000 Kent Bush: GOP's issues deep and numerous http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319933/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Tue, 11 Mar 2014 07:52:53 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140311/NEWS/140319933/-1/opinion A fight is brewing, and the control of the Republican Party is at stake. That fight would headline any pay-per-view event but with a wide-open 2016 presidential election on the horizon, the stakes are a lot higher.
The tea party is credited for the 2010 mid-term elections that gave the Republicans control of the House of Representatives.
Actually, the tea party was just a name given to a very common occurrence. Backlash against the president's party in mid-term [...]]]>
Granlund cartoon: GOP plan for Russia-Ukraine crisis http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309711/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Fri, 07 Mar 2014 11:25:54 +0000 http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309711/-1/opinion Matthew T. Mangino: Supreme Court weakens Fourth Amendment http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309839/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 23:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140307/NEWS/140309839/-1/opinion American courts have long acknowledged that the occupant of a home has a reasonable expectation of privacy within the walls of that home and, at times, even directly outside those walls.
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Granlund cartoon: SATs revised http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309756/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 14:09:57 +0000 http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309756/-1/opinion Granlund cartoon: Upskirt photos not illegal in Mass. http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309783/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Thu, 06 Mar 2014 08:58:36 +0000 http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309783/-1/opinion Granlund cartoon: Putin Cold War tactics http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309823/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Wed, 05 Mar 2014 23:01:00 +0000 http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140306/NEWS/140309823/-1/opinion Granlund cartoon: Obama budget and the GOP http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140304/NEWS/140309877/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Tue, 04 Mar 2014 17:26:20 +0000 http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140304/NEWS/140309877/-1/opinion Granlund cartoon: Russia moves on Crimea http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309936/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Mon, 03 Mar 2014 14:15:28 +0000 http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309936/-1/opinion Mark L. Hopkins: Can the government define marriage? http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309960/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:04:20 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140303/NEWS/140309960/-1/opinion Granlund cartoon: Pilot shortage http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229544/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Feb 2014 15:54:11 +0000 http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229544/-1/opinion Kent Bush: Worst kind of racism - when bigotry masquerades as humor http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229568/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Feb 2014 11:40:45 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229568/-1/opinion I guess that is why I'm never happy.
Not only is racism doing quite well, somehow we are rediscovering it as some free speech issue. I guess every pendulum swings both ways. I thought that civil rights and racial equality was one of those areas that we would show actual growth and not just a societal swing.
But apparently some people are just not happy with America's progress in the area of civil rights, and they are [...]]]>
Granlund cartoon: Oscar for Mother Nature http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229584/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Feb 2014 09:09:04 +0000 http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229584/-1/opinion Matthew T. Mangino: Firearms soon to be leading killer of young people http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229701/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 23:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140228/NEWS/140229701/-1/opinion For the last two decades, motor vehicle accidents have been the leading cause of death for young people. However, gun deaths are not far behind. The statistics for 2010 are startling: 6,201 young people between the ages of 15 and 24 were killed by guns, while [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Arizona anti-gay bill vetoed http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229604/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 13:29:44 +0000 http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229604/-1/opinion Kent Bush: How many ‘sinners’ are we allowed to refuse service to? http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229650/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Feb 2014 07:44:45 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140227/NEWS/140229650/-1/opinion I reread the first book of the Bible today, and I did not find the Second Amendment in Genesis. Surprisingly enough, Jesus had little to say about free market capitalism, although he did anger many fishermen and bakers when he kept multiplying fish and loaves to feed thousands of people.
Was that the first welfare system? I guess doctrinally, we will leave that claim as "plausible."
I got a less than pleasant email from a preacher [...]]]>
Granlund cartoon: U.S.-Afghan deal extras http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140226/NEWS/140229686/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Wed, 26 Feb 2014 11:16:39 +0000 http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140226/NEWS/140229686/-1/opinion Rick Holmes: Florida’s dangerous men http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140226/NEWS/140229708/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Wed, 26 Feb 2014 08:23:41 +0000 By Rick Holmes More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140226/NEWS/140229708/-1/opinion 1. George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin after confronting him as he walked through a gated community on a rainy night. A jury bought Zimmerman's self-defense argument, but subsequent events make him look anything but innocent. Both his ex-wife and his girlfriend have charged him with [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Harold Ramis tribute http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140225/NEWS/140229732/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Tue, 25 Feb 2014 17:58:05 +0000 http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140225/NEWS/140229732/-1/opinion Granlund cartoon: Hagel and Army downsizing http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140224/NEWS/140229807/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Feb 2014 14:34:09 +0000 http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140224/NEWS/140229807/-1/opinion Mark L. Hopkins: Mother Nature shakes our world http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140224/NEWS/140229834/-1/opinion?rssfeed=true Mon, 24 Feb 2014 09:48:49 +0000 By Mark L. Hopkins More Content Now http://www.taftmidwaydriller.com/article/20140224/NEWS/140229834/-1/opinion
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