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Defense Secretary Leon Panetta just went to Afghanistan to assure the Afghans that we won’t be deterred from completing our “mission.” While he is at it, I wish he’d tell us just what the “mission” there is.
The University of Pittsburgh police responded within two minutes of the report of a deranged shooter in a campus building. He still managed to shoot seven people on two floors. Why are we still banning licensed concealed-carry on college campuses when rampages like this could be thwarted immediately?
Never miss a local story.
“Gun-free zones” continue to provide more victims, not a safer environment.
All those who are eligible to vote should be required to carry a gun or be fined. We should give anyone turning 18 a permit, a week of training and a voucher to help pay for the gun. This would level the playing field, and the NRA would be proud.
Does it make sense to anyone except bankers to charge students 6.8 percent on their loans while banks pay less than 1 percent on savings accounts and CDs?
The NAACP has brought a resolution to the United Nations about some states in the U.S. requiring a photo ID to vote. What a bunch of wasted time, as usual.
The so-called Christian right is neither.
With so many citizens jobless and barely hanging on, Obama proposes to reward the affluent who can afford the $40,000 Chevy Volt with a $10,000 tax credit. He will do anything to promote his ideas of alternate energy while thwarting those who want to pursue oil drilling and coal mining.
If men could get pregnant, maternity benefits and their rights to choose would be as sacred as the GI Bill.
If evolution isn’t real, then why didn’t Noah have dinosaurs on the ark?
I went to the grand opening of Cabela’s thinking it would be an Italian restaurant. All I got was a free hot dog.
Please pick up the trash in your yard and those of your neighbors. It blows through our neighborhood because you refuse to cover your trash cart and move it after pickup. We love our home but are seriously considering moving because of your disregard for your neighbors.
I save a lot of water by using my bathroom sink as a urinal. I wouldn’t try this if I were a woman.