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Column: Frustration mounts, what should we do about it?

The biggest mistake made in Iraq was made by the Iraqis themselves, in my view. There was a period when peace was possible, but it required short memories.

Column: I guess Trump was right

At his big rallies last fall President Trump kept telling his supporters that, “We’re just going to win and win so much you’re going to get tired of winning.”

Column: Never forget, our children are watching us

Our children are watching … ... as we model the obligations of citizenship

Column: You can’t disarm a free people, and you shouldn’t

Syndicated columnist Dick Polman says “Sometimes the irony is so thick, you can’t cut it with a laser.” He’s right.

Column: Gerrymandering and a Disney-Shaped Philly District

In the annals of political gerrymandering, Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District is notorious.

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Chivalry over Tokyo: The WWII story of Hap Halloran and Hideichi Kaiho (Part 2)

At the end of part 1, 22-year-old navigator Raymond ‘Hap’ Halloran had just bailed out of his B-29 Superfortress after it was critically damaged by a Japanese fighter.

Column: Super rich don’t have to give to charity

Thursday, right before Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced he’d acquire Whole Foods for $13.7 billion, he tweeted a “request for ideas” for “philanthropy strategy.”

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Chivalry over Tokyo: The WWII story of Hap Halloran and Hideichi Kaiho (Part I)

On Jan. 27, 1945, 76 Boeing B-29 Superfortress bombers took off from a short runway at Isely Airfield, Saipan.

One Man’s Rant: A movie recommendation … or not

Every once in a while, my wife and I feel the need to watch a really, really bad movie.

Column: Let’s play ball on gun reform

Sometimes the irony is so thick, you can’t cut it with a laser.

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Talk of the Town: We owe it to the Hotshots to create a museum for them

In just a matter of days, all of us in the quad-city area will be pausing to honor and remember the Granite Mountain Hotshots who perished in the Yarnell Hill fire on June 30, 2013, and their beloved families.

Column: Readers say I should be nicer to Trump

I need to stop and thank all the nice folk who’ve been kind enough to take time from their busy schedules to provide this column with some constructive criticism.

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Column: Shed a tear for one less ninja in the world

Long before adulthood and reality teach us otherwise, one of the greatest aspects of being young is that no limits have been placed on our dreams.

Column: Bernie Sanders, religious bigot?

Democrats are enjoying throwing around the word impeachment.

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Column: Such a man is needed today

Almost everywhere I turn, I see young mothers struggling to raise their children alone.

Column: Whose day?

A few weeks ago we celebrated Mother’s Day. It was on my calendar! But for the life of me, I can’t find Father’s Day on the calendar.

Column: Driving tips, from my perspective

After reading so many complaints about bad driving habits, I decided the community needed some help.

Friday Catchall: Monument going up, huge water ruling?

The Friday Catchall: • MONUMENT — “Freedom is not free.”

Column: Common sense has left the country

This comes as no surprise to me, we’ve been down this road before.

Column: Men and women do have their differences

Men and women may be of the same species, but they are two entirely different animals.

Column: Comey leaves us spinning

In this Golden Age of Spin, it’s difficult to assess what actually happened Thursday on Capitol Hill.

One Man’s Rant: A gift from a stranger

I’d never heard of a 2000 Kevin Spacey and Helen Hunt movie entitled “Pay it Forward,” until recently.

Column: A family hiking adventure at Willow Lake

Although Father’s Day is this coming weekend, I was lucky enough to spend time with the family while recently on vacation, and let me tell you, the kids wore us out!

Column: Mistakes, there and here

While trouble Trumples along, serious problems need attending. Two items.

Column: Real fathers don’t say, ‘I told you so’

This column is about four words I hope my children will never use.