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Opinion

Court restores culture of life

Columnists

The cries from the left predicting the end of the world in the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade is a familiar sound. We heard the same after the historic reform in welfare in 1996 when Aid to Families with Dependent Children, which effectively subsidized ...

The health care industry’s medical debt rip-off

Columnists

While our doctors, nurses and technicians are among the best in the world, our health care system itself is not even designed for care, but for the constant expansion of profits for insurance giants, drugmakers, hospital chains, system managers, financiers and other voracious components of the ...

Tampon shortage: Yet another ‘war on women’

Columnists

If you were looking to purchase tampons here at the Beaver Super Market along Third Street, the city’s Main Street business district, the manager says there has been a shortage for a while. When he does get them in, they are gone by midday. He is not alone. A visit to several larger chain ...

For the fall of Roe v. Wade, thank Donald Trump

Columnists

Overturning Roe v. Wade has been the overarching, seemingly impossible goal of the pro-life movement for almost five decades. Now that it has finally been achieved, four words should be on the lips of every pro-life conservative today: Thank you, Donald Trump. Looking back on Trump’s chaotic ...

Conspiracy theories are undermining democracy

Columnists

A lot of wacko, hard-to-believe conspiracy theories are witnessed during one’s lifetime. Most thoughts come and go away with no residual effect. But, in today’s politically divisive times, many conspiracy theories are causing long-term damaging effects. Evidence abounds that many people ...