Category: Views

WillDurst

Opinion: The similar candidates

Our quadrennial presidential sweepstakes regularly provides textbook studies in contrast. And 2016 raises the bar in disparity. Red and blue. Left and right. Hot and cold. Up and down. Good and bad. Boy and...

anker

Opinion: Goldfish in a bowl

In what is perhaps the ideal example of thoughtful resource management, goldfish are known to only grow as much as the appropriately supported capacity of their container. If kept in a cereal bowl on...

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Opinion: Card carrying card carrier

I have always wanted to collect something no one else in the world collects. Over the years at Channel 8, I interviewed people with odd collections: a man with thousands of different sugar packets,...

wilson

Opinion: Appreciate the morning workout

I love working out in the morning! Getting up early, heading out into the cool, crisp blackness. Entering a zen-like stage of meditation where all I hear are shoes slapping the pavement, rhythmic breathing...

WillDurst

The Raging Moderate: American voters can’t be trusted

We’ve entered the penultimate stage of this presidential demolition derby. The field has been winnowed to the major political parties’ two anointed nominees: the Donald and the Hillary. Let us pray. More polarizing figures...

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Opinion: I’m amazing. Here’s why

Commentary by Danielle Wilson I’ve recently decided that I’m amazing, and for your reading pleasure, I’m going to tell you why. Our air conditioning had been out for three days straight as temperatures skyrocketed...

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Opinion: Party pooper

By Dick Wolfsie Recently, I was taken aback by a question my wife posed on our way to a movie: “Dick, next year, do you want a surprise party for your 70th birthday?” “Excuse me?”...

anker

Opinion: Stylessness

By Terry Anker The soft drink 7 Up struck marketing gold with its long-running advertisement for the “un-” cola.  Actor Geoffrey Holder, as the first person of color to represent the company in a...