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In a world seemingly gone mad, I have been thinking long and hard about what I should say to readers in this, our Christmas issue. The news has been full of violence with the latest atrocity being the massacre of first-graders in Connecticut. However, the madness is right here among us with a cop ki...Read More
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When our children were small, as with all children of a certain age, they thought Christmas was exciting. From Thanksgiving on, as the traditions of putting up the tree, writing to Santa and wrapping the gifts came about, their enthusiasm for the whole enterprise grew. We parents, of course, torture...Read More
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To the editor:  The Constitution was written by God-fearing men who loved Jesus. Now our Constitution is being trampled on by evil, Godless people. Our Constitution states that we have life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Our Constitution was trampled on when evil judges passed a law to make...Read More
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To the editor:  We couldn’t make it to Scott Van Norman’s benefit at the Baptist Church so I just stopped in long enough to make a donation. What a great turn out. You know how your chest swells with pride when they play the national anthem? That’s the feeling I got when I walked in [...]...Read More
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The Secretary of Health and Human Services at our house and I aren’t big movie goers, but we try to take in two or three films a year. Last summer, we didn’t go, however. It seemed as if every movie offered at the time was for the 12-25-year-old crowd. We’re not into vampires, violence or [......Read More
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To the editor:  Justice now is bought by the highest bidder, such as reversing court judgments against families with vaccine injuries by the vaccine industry. The oil industries fail to have any one person accountable for gross negligence in decisions that can cause irreparable harm to our environm...Read More
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To the editor:  The Peach has been worth having to be able to buy a tractor and other farm equipment from the ads and auctions by Ziemers Auction Service. With all the different items available, the Peach does a great service. Having read the opinions and letters brought up my time in Korea. Right ...Read More
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I was thinking the other day about what I would do if I were to win the $587 million Powerball raffle. I was reminded of a discussion with friends a number of years ago, about what they would do, and the best advice one fellow came up with is, “Move.” I can agree with that [...]...Read More
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Of all the complaints I heard during the election campaign just past, two that stood out were that all the negative advertising was insulting to the intelligence of the average voter and that it seems like no matter whom we elect, they are too busy fighting to get anything done. Now, lawmakers are h...Read More
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Never argue with the voters. They’re all we’ve got. That’s my advice to everyone who was upset by the results of the election. Given that the Democrats won the election nationally and statewide, but lost locally, that should include just about all of our adult readers. I would remind everyone ...Read More
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