Opinion

The new “revenue-neutral rate’’ law that was passed by the State Legislature and signed by the governor recently was a big waste of time and will not save any money, but it probably provided some good “talking points’’ for the state legislators who voted for it when they returned home from Topeka....
Imagine living in a world without Internet where the only telephones available were located in your home mounted on a wall or on a desk.  Photographs had to be developed from film with chemicals and recorded music was listened to on a record player at your home stereo or through an eight-track tape...
The Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation is planning a real estate development on 49 acres of land east of U.S. Highway 75 and 150th Road, it has been reported. And Prairie Band, LLC recently announced a contest to determine the name for the new development project. All of this is exciting news for the...
Increasing the number of U.S. Supreme Court Justices does not happen very often. The number of Justices on the Supreme Court changed six times before settling at the present total of nine in 1869. Since the formation of the Supreme Court in 1790, there have been only 17 Chief Justices and 103...
About $9 billion a day in global trade was held up by the massive traffic jam in the Suez Canal at Egypt. Salvage teams on Monday finally freed the huge container ship that had been stuck for nearly a week in the Suez Canal, after crashing into a bank of a single-lane stretch of the canal....
Neighboring Nemaha County has a wind farm in its southern region, just across its southern border with us - Jackson County. Marshall County commissioners are grappling with how they will regulate and zone a wind farm proposed in that county. Brown County commissioners have announced their interest...
If you are a worker making minimum wage, then you obviously are in favor of raising the minimum wage. But if you are a small business owner, you probably wonder why this is an issue at this time - in the middle of the worst health pandemic in about 100 years. You have a good point. We should not be...
At the same time that political discrimination is emerging as a real thing at the U.S. Capitol Building, there’s never been more clear evidence that we need term limits for Congress. We already limit our presidents to two terms. We can limit our Congress, too. Democrats elected to Congress today...
When it comes to good government, perception is everything. That is why it is so important to thoroughly investigate the many alleged incidents of voter fraud in several different states in the recent presidential election. Republicans and Democrats alike all have a lot to lose if the American...

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