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  • Healy was right in denying licenses I believe the citizens of Daviess County owe a debt of gratitude to Clerk Sherri Healy for her courageous and legally correct action in refusing to issue marriage licenses to same sex couples. The marriage law in Indiana states the following, “The Cl

    July 2, 2014

  • Learning to drive with new buggy paths Like most adults my age I have been driving since the age of 15. Over the years I’ve been behind the wheel in empty parking lots, dirt paths to nowhere, gravel roads, paved roads and streets, rural interstates with little traffic and urban ones that

    June 28, 2014

  • An arrogant and lawless IRS

    WASHINGTON -- Noted management expert and IRS Commissioner John Koskinen was apparently called out of retirement - like the Ted Williams of evasive, unapologetic bureaucrats - to destroy what is left of his agency's credibility. At immediate issue is

    June 23, 2014

  • Doing the no pants dance There comes a time in a young man's life when he must throw off his child-like ways and face the cold hard realities of life - one of which is that your father is not always perfect. Now that my oldest son has graduated, it is time for him to fully u

    June 7, 2014

  • Ultimate sacrifice for the Greatest Generation Friday was the 70th anniversary of D-Day. For many of the "Greatest Generation" it will be the final significant anniversary of the landing at Normandy in which they participated. For 9,000 other Americans, June 6, 1944, was the final day of their y

    June 7, 2014

  • Gator hunting in the sewer Not all tales of strange or out of place animals occur in wild sites in some exotic location. Some of these stories are from urban locations in the United States. A classic example is the legendary "alligators in the sewers" in New York City. This ur

    June 3, 2014

  • Back in love with the 'selfie' I used to hate the "selfie." A selfie, for those not aware with the term, is a shortened form for a self-portrait. Although the style has been around for centuries, the phenomenon has really taken off in the past few years in the United States. I saw

    May 31, 2014

  • Adjusting to Obamacare Living here in the belly of conservative America I can't tell you how many times I have heard people speak out about the Affordable Healthcare Act, otherwise known as Obamacare, with both dislike and derision. Sometimes when they mention it I half ex

    May 24, 2014

  • It's a brave new world for NFL in 2014 For decades upon decades, the National Football League has had a reputation as a tough, hardcore brand of sport that often turns athletic young men into beaten down pieces of meat in short order. This game has breathed life into a country and in retu

    May 17, 2014

  • Perception matters in school funding votes INDIANAPOLIS - Ball State University economist Michael Hicks had some unwelcome news when he met with leaders of the scenic Ohio River town of Madison last summer, after they asked his advice on growing their community. Despite a long list of assets,

    May 14, 2014

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