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Thursday, September 21, 2017

End is Near for Whom?
Harry M. Covert

With a strong degree of certainty, I can assure the faithful and newspaper editors across the land that there is no need for 120 point bold headline type along the lines "The World Ends."

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Ancient Book Reveals Some Malay History
Tom McLaughlin

Kuching, Malaysian Borneo – I bought a book. A big brown book with many pages. I purchased it from the Dukun, a Malay-Indonesian shaman, who has a table between the shop houses and the road down the street. Remember, he is the one who connects this world with the unseen world.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Is Sanctuary Status Truly Social Justice?
Jason Miller

Last Sunday was U.S. Constitution Day. This got me thinking about the rule of law. Today, as I reflect on the current events surrounding sanctuary advocates in our county, I find myself recalling the wisdom of having been taught about citizenship, the Constitution and general civics at an early age.

Monday, September 18, 2017

A Caretaker Government
Richard B. Weldon Jr.

Natural disasters are reasonably predictable, or at least our 24/7 news cycle presents us with sufficient notice to be at least partially prepared for the worst aspects. Two recent examples, Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, offer both proof and consequences.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

The People Must Be Happy
Harry M. Covert

There weren't a lot bonafide voters in Tuesday's primary elections in the City of Frederick. One jurisdiction did legislate that non-citizens could cast ballots in the democratic process.

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