For a long time – bordering on 40 years – we’ve written a weekly column in this space. It’s safe to say that we’ve written well over a million words that were printed during that span. While some would argue it was an abuse of good ink, it happened nonetheless.
So here we were, all set to rant and rave about the threat of censorship by the rich demigods who own social medial platforms and along comes Katie Porter.
Who knew Major League Baseball tried to resurrect the slave trade?
Tom Ebert is leading the charge again for a city-wide cleanup in St. Maries. This year’s effort will be May 1.
“About a month-and-a-half ago I was back here talking to one of the little girls, you know, and, and I told the Congressional delegation this, the same thing, right? We were gonna’ send her to the hospital and as I got close to her I noticed that she couldn’t speak and I asked the medical st…
There was a time when these things made news. Not the ‘I remember where I was’ sort of news - like the Kennedy assassination or the moon landing – but they were news.
He wore a mask for each COVID shot. Both at the same time. Not the shots. They happened days apart. The masks. It’s the masks he wears at the same time.
We would really be in a mess if Coca-Cola came in a breast.
This is the classic ‘he said’ vs. ‘she said.’ As with all these situations, the rest of us have no way of knowing who is telling the truth.
So the biggest question after the Super Bowl is how much did Ford pay for that Jeep ad?
So, call us slow – but we’re starting to see a trend here.
By now everyone, and that means everyone, has seen the picture of Bernie Sanders at the inauguration. There he was, sitting in a chair, legs crossed, looking grumpy and mighty bored – with those massive mittens.
It wasn’t that long ago that Betsy Ross was little more than a purveyor of racism, hatred and other horrible stuff. Oh sure, the White Patriarchy once tried to convince us otherwise. We all remember the story about Miss Betsy and George Washington.
This is one of those weird news items that never make the news. But it seems newsworthy – or at least worth a head-scratch or two – so we’re including it here.
The lady on TV was adamant. She was angry. She was forceful. She was committed.
Everyone knows of Charlton Heston. Not too many people have heard of Mimi Groves. That could explain why the famous movie star got, well – star treatment – while Mimi was led to slaughter by the Left.
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In those days a decree went out from Emperor Augustus that all the world should be registered. This was the first registration and was taken while Quirinius was governor of Syria. All went to their own towns to be registered. Joseph also went from the town of Nazareth in Galilee to Judea, to…
So the same people who told us the Russians were out to get Hunter Biden are now saying that the Texas lawsuit is rubbish.
So here’s a lesson they don’t teach in Econ 101: Preening ain’t cheap.
Sometimes – when liberals do their liberal stuff – you just gotta’ giggle.
Most people reading this have never met Marlow Thompson.
Bob Rankin is on a roll. Jo Ann Hardesty not so much.
This last week gave everyone even more reason to dislike media-types.
It ain’t easy being a socialist.
This isn’t exactly a news flash coming from an old, wrinkled white guy with gray hair, but the attraction of Rap music remains a mystery.
This is one of those jaw droppers.
A news item that surfaces last month proves that what’s said in the confessional should remain a secret.
Pope Francis is not Pope John Paul II.
This is the time of year that people, mostly reporter-people, fuss and muss about all the promises politicians do not keep. And sure, it’s worthwhile to remind the political class of the things they said that did not happen.
It all changed in a blink of an eye.
Punching the vice president of the United States would not be the customary path to promotion in any job. But it’s even worse if your job is to protect that very same vice president.
Colin Kaepernick made a fantastic career move when he opted to kneel during the national anthem. Few people remember that at the time Kaepernick took a knee, he had been benched.
Practice may not make perfect. But it can certainly improve performance.
It’s good that it was such a big ad. Even better that it was in this newspaper. In fact, if you took a poll, you would learn that big ads in this newspaper are among our favorite things.
A multitude of thugs have been raising Cain for months. They have destroyed property, looted stores, burned buildings, assaulted cops and beat bystanders all because black lives matter.
They must all work swing shift.
The parade in Coeur d’Alene was 16 years ago last month. The contrast with that event and the recent fuss over medicine makes it seem as if it happened on another planet.
James Bennet is a guy you’ve heard of but don’t remember. The New York Times, of course, needs no introduction. The two names were connected in a news item early last month.
So just in the last week there has been physical attacks on religious statues and verbal jabs at the NBA.
So have you heard the joke about the pillow case?
This is one of those items so clever it makes a person wish he had thought of it first. But we aren’t real good at clever, so we’re just going to steal it.
That was sudden.
Here’s some bad news at a good time.
The events of the last few weeks bring pure nostalgia.
The horrid event in Minneapolis sparked national protests and no shortage of violence, mayhem and looting. Before the protests and the rioting quelled, the lectures started.
So this is going to put reporters in a bind.
It’s been an awful couple months but the China virus brought some good news last week.
People with better things to do than follow politics – and almost anything is better than that – won’t remember this guy. But Max Baucus was in the news last week and what he had to say is worth noting.