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Columns

Tall tales with Titanic implications

There’s a meme going around which embodies much of the craziness that a few folks are willing to believe nowadays. But it’s more than just ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, February 10, 2021 10:00 am

Columns

Hank Aaron: A story too good for the movies?

My son and I tuned into National Public Radio to listen to Hank Aaron’s funeral, where former President Bill Clinton, former Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig, ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Tuesday, February 2, 2021 10:50 am

Columns

Democrats and Republicans must unite against insurrection

In the wake of the failed coup attempt, there is a plan under way to divide Democrats and Republicans, just as there were efforts to ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, January 15, 2021 10:00 am

Columns

Insurrection supporters fail to convince us it was actually antifa

Initially, as the insurrectionists stormed the U.S. Capitol, some supporters all across America cheered them on.  One local likened them to “storming the beaches at ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 10:00 am

Columns

Tures Column: This ain’t U.S. and Us

As I write this, we have attackers attempting to force their way the House and Senate Chamber.  This was a deliberate attempt to terminate a ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 4:38 pm

Columns

Team MAGA could cost Republicans the U.S. Senate

President Donald Trump, through his actions and inaction, has seen his approval rating plummet since the election, which has the potential to drag down the ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Tuesday, January 5, 2021 9:00 am

Columns

Better together: An idea not just for birds

Ever heard of the “Sand Hill Crane?” Probably not, unless you are a member of the Audubon Society. It’s not a machine either, but a ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, December 25, 2020 12:33 pm

Columns

Evidence the Electoral College has historically been unfair

Months before the 2020 election was held, I asked my students to research whether the Electoral College was fair or not, based upon an argument ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, December 9, 2020 10:58 am

Opinion

On Giving Tuesday, spread the wealth, don’t concentrate it

Americans have been very generous on GivingTuesday. However, they often give money to where everyone else gives money, mostly because they may not know about ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, November 27, 2020 2:20 pm

Opinion

How you can save the USA

In the 1964 film “Seven Days in May,” a coup plot is underway against the U.S. President, with a general played by Burt Lancaster leading ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, November 25, 2020 11:11 am

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