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Opinion

Corporate drug pushers persisted

Editorials

It seems difficult sometimes to keep up with all the lawsuits against drug companies without a scorecard. But the more we learn about the truly evil practices in which some engaged, the more it seems the punishment cannot be too harsh. A bipartisan congressional report issued this past week ...

When life gives you lemons

Local Columns

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. The winter holiday that you celebrate is near. At our house, this is Christmas. You have your family traditions: the decorations around your home, the delicious foods you prepare only at this special time of the year, the exchange of gifts, the ...

Nuts and all, enjoy your shopping time

Editorials

“It’s going to be nuts!” That was the succinct, declarative observation of someone planning to shop this weekend. The Christmas shopping countdown is down to six days. Crunch time is here. Literally. The final weekend before the big day has arrived. Decent weather should accommodate ...

When life gives you lemons

Local Columns

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. The winter holiday that you celebrate is near. At our house, this is Christmas. You have your family traditions: the decorations around your home, the delicious foods you prepare only at this special time of the year, the exchange of gifts, the ...

‘Tis the season for giving — and taking

Editorials

‘Tis the season. So many of us get into the Christmas spirit of revelry and giving to those we truly care for and love. Sadly, for some this is not a season of giving but of taking. This includes those wanting to break into vehicles in store parking lots to hoist merchandise. It includes ...

If you prefer online shopping, keep it local

Editorials

It is no fault of billionaire Jeff Bezos that COVID-19 is the grinch who stole Christmas from many people in our communities. Bezos did not bring the virus to our country. We have no hesitation in suggesting that if he could end the epidemic by spending his entire fortune, he would do ...