Opinion

The price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline in Kansas City over the weekend was $1.97. Closer to home, the price of a gallon of unleaded gasoline was $2.09 recently. This morning, the price was $2.11 and $2.19 in Holton. Let’s celebrate it! For many American motorists, $3-a-gallon gasoline is...
The recent impeachment process against President Donald Trump did not turn out well for any one involved, in my view, and did little to improve the image of Congress people on either side of the aisle.  True colors of some longtime career politicians were especially illuminated as they changed...
Richard Nixon was president, the Beatles had just broken up and I was a fifth grader at Holy Angels Catholic Grade School in Garnett the last time the Kansas City Chiefs went to Super Bowl IV (Four) in the 1969-70 season. It’s been a long time watching and waiting for the Chiefs to get back to the...
Our country is in the middle of a U.S. Senate impeachment trial involving the President. The nation is also gearing up for the 2020 general election.  The Democrat-led U.S. House of Representatives voted almost completely along political party lines to impeach President Donald Trump for abuse of...
A new year is on the horizon and so is a new decade, and we gladly welcome them both! Cheers to the new year – 2020! Here at The Holton Recorder, we are very thankful for our talented team that works hard every day to produce a top-notch community newspaper for you. We are also very thankful for...
The United States economy added 266,000 jobs in November, it was reported, greatly surpassing economists’ predictions of only a 187,000-positive monthly job gain. The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) also indicated the national unemployment rate fell to a half-a-century low of 3.5 percent....
The impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, led by Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, have more to do with politics and Congressional corruption than anything President Trump did or didn’t do. The Democrats do not have a strong candidate to challenge President Trump, as...
Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, was Small Business Saturday across the country and while that’s a great promotion, great communities like ours must be doing much better! To keep our community great, we need to shop locally every chance we get all year long! Most of us do that already, but it is important...
All Americans, regardless of political affiliation, should be concerned about the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump that are occurring at our nation’s capitol. Impeachment proceedings should be bi-partisan, but this one is not. It’s Democrat-led all the way. At issue – at least...
As part of the Nov. 5 election, voters will be asked to approve a constitutional amendment eliminating the census adjustment that is performed in our state. Voting yes on this is a good idea. State legislators say the constitutional amendment will end the practice of not counting students and out-...

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