Speak Out 10/12/12
(Opinion ~ 10/12/12)
Bring the troops home I agree with Patrick Buchanan in the Sunday paper. The cost of our two wars has been so many dead and wounded and debt piled so high and what do we have to show for it? We need to stop trying to teach them over there how to run their country when they have no respect for us anyway. I say come home troops...
Romney by two touchdowns
(Column ~ 10/12/12)
By CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER WASHINGTON -- It was the biggest rout since Agincourt. If you insist, since the Carter-Reagan debate. With a remarkable display of confidence, knowledge and nerve, Mitt Romney won the first 2012 debate going away. Romney didn't just demonstrate authoritative command of a myriad of domestic issues. He was nervy about it, taking the president on frontally, not just relentlessly attacking, but answering every charge leveled against him -- with a three-point rebuttal...
Sweet potatoes are delicious
(Features ~ 10/12/12)
I love sweet potatoes fried, baked, and mashed! Wonder why we don't find them often on menus? They are delicious! Did you know that a sweet potato is not related to the potato? It actually belongs to a different family of plants and is the cousin of the morning glory plant...
Is nuclear deal with Iran possible?
(Column ~ 10/12/12)
By PATRICK J. BUCHANAN In diplomacy, always leave your adversary an honorable avenue of retreat. Fifty years ago this October, to resolve a Cuban missile crisis that had brought us to the brink of nuclear war, JFK did that. He conveyed to Nikita Khrushchev, secretly, that if the Soviet Union pulled its nuclear missiles out of Cuba, the United States would soon after pull its Jupiter missiles out of Italy and Turkey...
(Obituary ~ 10/12/12)
Emma Young NEELYVILLE, Mo. -- Emma B. Young, 71, of Fairdealing, Mo., formerly of St. Louis, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at Fowler-Sullivan Memorial Chapel in Neelyville, Mo. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Friday in the funeral home chapel. A graveside service will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Matthews Cemetery in St. Louis...
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