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About an hour down the road from Powell, I officially became a news writer, joining the small staff of the local paper. It is actually among the oldest newspapers in Wyoming, and it has a rather … more
When it comes to voting, I sometimes feel like an explorer, hacking my way through a Central American jungle in hopes of finding the ruin of a Mayan temple. Please understand, this feeling … more
It’s election time again. Once again, we face the task of choosing the leaders of our local and state governments, as well as our representatives in Washington. That’s a tough job, … more
My wife and I were shocked one day last week when we opened our mail. Well, maybe shocked is too strong. It was more like we were a little surprised, but the surprise was a bit magnified because … more
It seems that our fair state did something strange last week. When Wyoming Republicans rejected the candidate who had the support of President Donald Trump, we were the first voters in the nation … more
I suppose many of you readers of this column have been wondering why I have failed to pontificate on Wyoming’s primary election, which happens next Tuesday. Or maybe it hasn’t crossed … more
There has been considerable change in the world since I first began to store up information in my memory banks. The data collection probably started sometime after D-Day, but for the first two or … more
It seems like only yesterday that critics were taking aim at President Barack Obama for something he said to other world leaders. Supposedly, he had been traveling around the world, blaming the U.S. … more
The goofiness that infects our political life here in the Home of the Brave just won’t go away. The most recent evidence of that goofiness began when the owner of a restaurant in Virginia, … more
A few weeks ago, I received a Father’s Day gift from my daughter: two books she thought would interest me. One was a sort of memoir written by Arthur Garfunkel; the other, a much longer book, … more
Recent actions by our president have convinced me that he doesn’t know what he’s doing. I realize that about 70 percent of Wyoming voters will say I’m wrong about that, and maybe … more
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