Opinion

To the editor:  The Tea Party Radicals in Congress and their rich sponsors are at it again. They are attacking Social Security. Why does the Tea Party, which claims to be the party of the people and not special interests, want to attack working people? Working people have spent their lives contributing to Social Security. [...]

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When you talk to folks about education, be they teachers or school athletic boosters, the phrase one hears most often is, “It’s all about the kids.” But then when it comes to hashing out education policy, the only conclusion can be, “It’s all about the adults.” We have been at war with each other over [...]

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Like almost all other print publications, the Peach has a Web page and has struggled with how to make it work with what we are doing in print. Truth be known, we ink-stained wretches are going through a difficult transition because our readers are at different stages in adapting to the Internet and using a [...]

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To the editor:  When Obama was running for president, he said he would bring our troops home from Iraq. Why are they still there? Now he wants to get into Syria because so many people were killed, especially children. What about all the children being killed here through abortions? He is all for it, and [...]

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By SEN. PAUL GAZELKA Guest Columnist On Thursday afternoon (Nov. 14), President Obama held a press conference at the White House announcing his decision to allow insurance companies to continue canceled health plans for one year, even though they may not meet requirements stated in the Affordable Care Act, (Obamacare). This decision essentially amends a [...]

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To the editor:  November 22, 1963, is a day that people my age and older remember well, and sadly will never forget. I don’t care to watch the motorcade driving through Dallas anymore, listen to the conspiracy theories or hear talk about the blood-stained pink dress. I still get that sick feeling in my stomach [...]

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To the editor:  To be Catholic means our beliefs must be the same as that of the apostles, who were taught by our Lord. “But you do wrong and defraud: and that to your brethren. Know you not that the unjust shall not possess the kingdom of God? Be not deceived: neither fornicators, nor idolators, [...]

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To the editor:  The headline in the Sauk Centre Herald on Nov. 13, 2013, read, “Despite levy, debt hangs over Dist. 743”. So I must ask, what is the biggest reason for so much debt? The statement in the audit says, “When factoring the outdoor facilities project, the overall expenditure increased from $12.585 million in [...]

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