Category: Editorials

Guest Op-Ed: Turn the Page

Dr. Glenn Mollette   Fall season officially begins September 22 this year. For every season there is a change. Most of us like the seasons especially if we can have four of them.   I like the fall as the weather seems…

Apocalypse — Now

The photos of the wildfires in our western states that have incinerated entire communities and that have turned daytime skies to night by their heavy smoke have illustrated the dramatic effects of climate change upon the daily lives of millions…

Donald Trump Is No Winston Churchill

Rage, the new book by veteran journalist Bob Woodward about the presidency of Donald Trump, has revealed unequivocally that Trump deliberately has downplayed the lethality of the Covid-19 pandemic from the very beginning of the virus’s detection in the United…

Do Not Litter Your Masks

For those of us who take note of the problem of litter (and who often bring along a bag to pick up litter when we are walking along a beach), we are accustomed to the plethora of styrofoam cups and…

Enjoy a Safe Labor Day Weekend

“Time and tide wait for no man,” wrote the poet. The summer of 2020 is entering its final week as we approach the traditional Labor Day weekend and once again the summer season has flown by much faster than any…

A Summer of Chaos And Tragedy

As America approached the Memorial Day weekend of 2020, the death toll from COVID-19 in the United States stood at just under 100,000 of our fellow Americans. But now, three months later, that number soon will have doubled, as our…