Two-faced frauds

August 27, 2021 Special to the Herald Times 0

RBC I We’ve become a nation of pompous two-faced frauds. We like to eat good food but hate the farmers and ranchers who produced it. We think food comes from the grocery store and that […]


Editor’s Column: The duck test

July 15, 2021 Niki Turner 0

Years ago I sat in a leadership meeting where the instructor admonished the group with the following words of advice: “if everyone you encounter says you’re a jackass, instead of blaming them and whining about […]


Loose Ends: Wildflowers

July 8, 2021 Dolly Viscardi 0

MEEKER | The lethargy brought on every afternoon by these increasingly hot days used to hit us all later in the summer, but this year’s Dog Days of Summer hit so much earlier. While the […]


EDITOR’S COLUMN: Three Branches

March 26, 2021 Niki Turner 0

Our founding fathers established three branches of government: executive, legislative and judicial. In a simplistic explanation, the legislative branch — the representatives elected by the people — determine laws that need to be made for […]


Editor’s Column: Groupishness

March 18, 2021 Niki Turner 0

In his book “The Righteous Mind,” moral psychologist Jonathan Haidt writes about “groupishiness,” the innate tendency of humans to lump themselves together based on likes or dislikes, similarities in culture or appearance, hobbies and habits, […]

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