Hatred in the heart of white America
(Column ~ 05/03/13)
By MONA CHAREN It was cool and rainy Sunday morning when the bomb ripped through the building. At 10:22, a group of children was just heading into the basement to hear a sermon at the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala. According to a Washington Post account at the time: Dozens of survivors, their faces dripping blood from the glass that flew out of the church's stained glass windows, staggered around the building in a cloud of white dust raised by the explosion...
(Obituary ~ 05/03/13)
Thomas Stahl Thomas Roscoe Stahl, 53, of Poplar Bluff, Mo. died Saturday, April 27, 2013. Born in Clearlake, Fla., he was formerly of San Diego, Calif. Stahl had lived in Poplar Bluff the last three years. He was a member of Bluff First Assembly of God Church. Stahl served in the U.S. Army and enjoyed playing golf. Survivors include one loving daughter, Wendy Stahl, of San Diego, Calif. Visitation and funeral arrangements are pending...
Responding to letter on Boy Scouts of A.
(Letter to the Editor ~ 05/03/13)
To the Editor: I would like to respond to the letter to the editor by Nate Kennedy, published April 3rd, regarding the current dilemma facing the Boy Scouts of America regarding their policy of banning openly gay Scouts and Scout leaders. I would begin on a personal note: Nate is a personal friend of mine. I've known his family for some time now; and they are a wonderful and upstanding family. I only mean to disagree, albeit politely...
Mules edge Sikeston 5-4
(High School Sports ~ 05/03/13)
The Poplar Bluff Mules pulled off their second consecutive 5-4 victory, this time beating Sikeston in a home match Wednesday afternoon. The Mules bottom three singles players and No. 2 and No. 3 doubles team picked up all five points. Poplar Bluff No. 4 Zain Siddiqui beat Wade Gadberry, 8-0. No. 5 Landon Keele went on to beat Mark Jones, 8-3, and No. 6 Parker Smith blanked Caleb Dannenmueller, 8-0...
Their war, not ours
(Column ~ 05/03/13)
By PATRICK J. BUCHANAN "The worst mistake of my presidency," said Ronald Reagan of his decision to put Marines into the middle of Lebanon's civil war, where 241 died in a suicide bombing of their barracks. And if Barack Obama plunges into Syria's civil war, it could consume his presidency, even as Iraq consumed the presidency of George W. Bush...
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