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August 15th, 2022
L&T Opinions Page
GUEST COLUMN, Larry Phillips, Kismet   Listening to Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) Tuesday morning at the start of the Hon. Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings on his appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court, demonstrated the stark, black and white difference between Democrats and...

GUEST COLUMN, Walter V. Wendell, President of West Texas A&M   Funding for higher education is down over 20% in a few decades and continues to decrease. Institutional philanthropy designed to add dimensions of excellence to university life in support of students or simply to sustain...

MY PERSPECTIVE, Gary Damron   On a virtual tour of places in Judea, today the focus will be on a very small geographic area near the Sea of Galilee, the physical center of Jesus’ ministry. Some have called the land “The Evangelical Triangle”, with points at the towns of Bethsaida, Tabgha,...

GUEST COLUMN, John Schlageck, Kansas Farm Bureau   Folks who inhabit tiny towns like Alton, population 98, remain viable because of civic pride and a willingness to give back to their community. For this little village, whose greatest claim to fame remains that of being the birthplace of...

A SECOND OPINION, The Los Angeles Times   President Trump fired off an angry Twitter broadside against Google before the sun rose Tuesday, accusing the search company of skewing its results in favor of “fake news” outlets at the expense of conservative ones. Relying on reporting from the...

L&T Publisher Earl Watt   One of my favorite quotes from the original “Crime Scene Investigation” series dealt with interviewing a nun at a convent in Las Vegas. When asked what type of response the investigators might get from the nun, the Father replied, “Sister June delights in her...

GUEST COLUMN, Dick Morris   A new dimension to Hillary Clinton’s email scandal is emerging this week. It appears that all of her emails — including those containing classified information — were hacked by a Chinese state-owned company and forwarded verbatim, in real time, to Beijing. The...

GUEST COLUMN, Dick Morris   President Donald Trump’s new sanctions on Iran are meeting fierce opposition from the European Union — and there’s not a damn thing Brussels can do about them. With the U.S. unilaterally re-imposing economic sanctions on Teheran, the EU has passed a “blocking...

A SECOND OPINION, The Durango Herald   We’ve been thinking lately that we have underestimated Gov. John Hickenlooper, and that our “purple” Colorado — balanced between red and blue — could be wishing for his steady hand again one day soon. We used to think he was efficient but lackluster....

L&T Publisher Earl Watt   Joe Biden recently eulogized the passing of John McCain, and I found myself agreeing with some of what Biden had to say. He mentioned that McCain was hard to understand for many of today’s politicians because he operated by a code of values rather than...