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Dr. Ron Barnes

Dr. Ron Barnes is a columnist for The Daily Courier.

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You are reading my last Daily Courier column which covers a span of 31 years.

By Dr. Ron Barnes October 10, 2020
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“Have a Happy Day!” Have you laid this admonition on anyone lately?

By Dr. Ron Barnes September 26, 2020
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A recent Letter to the Editor attacked a gentleman by belittling and insulting him. It provoked me to think back on my early years. ...

By Dr. Ron Barnes August 29, 2020
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One of the most frightening and appalling results of the current national—and international— dialogue regarding the coronavirus pandemic is the widespread closing of minds and the excess of certitude being circulated by zealots.

By Dr. Ron Barnes August 15, 2020
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I am so fortunate to have a library in my home. Especially now, with this frightening coronavirus scare.

By Dr. Ron Barnes August 1, 2020
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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Remember Charles Dickens?

By Dr. Ron Barnes July 18, 2020
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Hello Reason. I have a question for you. Are you still, as Sophocles said, “God’s crowning gift to man?” Or — and I hesitate to even raise this issue — are you vastly overrated?

By Dr. Ron Barnes July 4, 2020
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What is happening in Washington has permeated our lives and infected many of us.

By Dr. Ron Barnes June 20, 2020
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“I can’t breathe.” I mull over these poignant and powerful words almost hourly.

By Dr. Ron Barnes June 6, 2020
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No, I don’t mean the Alamo; I am still blessed with “some” lucid thinking patterns.

By Dr. Ron Barnes May 23, 2020

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