Commentary

A common purpose inside the edges

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There is a mean in all things; and, moreover, certain limits on either side of which right cannot be found. – Horace, 35 BC Over 2,000 years ago, the Roman lyric poet Horace called for a consideration of the middle.

Armed for the election

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There’s a question I can’t get out of my head: What does it say about your country when the approach of the national election parallels the highest level of gun sales in the nation’s history? Seriously.

Letter to the editor

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So many good things coming From Henry Klee Endicott, Neb. When Biden becomes president, everything I wrote about last week will happen plus my muscles and joints won’t hurt and my eyesight will be perfect.

Your vote could have active repercussions

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I was fortunate to be able to watch many parts of the hearings last week on the confirmation of Judge Amy Barrett to the Supreme Court. On the second day, Senator Lindsey Graham gave an excellent opening statement concerning the model this woman sets for young women and all of pro-life America.

Rural priorities would be Moser’s priorities

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Kansas is at an important crossroads in its political history. The nation is paying attention to our elections to see if we’re going to remain the conservative state that has always been the hallmark of our culture or if we’re going to go purple, with a few cities in our state having an outsized impact on the rest of the state.

The lost town of Gerardy

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Another of the lost towns in Washington County is Gerardy. We used this article for Museum Musings in 2003 but still thought readers might enjoy reading it again. It was written by J. Holland Vernon in 1949.

Harsh protocols put post-seasons at risk

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Think about it. Your kid (or nephew, or granddaughter or maybe you’re just a fan of a particular local high school sports team) is doing well during their football, volleyball or cross country season and the post-season is approaching. You’re looking forward to making a run at a state championship. (Several local teams have a good chance to do very well in the playoffs.)

THE GREAT BARRINGTON DECLARATION

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The Great Barrington Declaration – As infectious disease epidemiologists and public health scientists we have grave concerns about the damaging physical and mental health impacts of the prevailing COVID-19 policies, and recommend an approach we call Focused Protection.