Editorials
Obama didn’t thank God on Thanksgiving ... but really, he did
During an internet message in which he discussed Thanksgiving last week, Barack Obama did not thank God. On the surface, the story would seem to be that this furthers the anti-Obama mantra – Secret...
Nov 30, 2011 | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Seeking, failing to find perspective on Penn State scandal
In times of conflict, I try to view things from the perspective of all those involved in the conflict. It’s not always easy. At times, it’s downright impossible. For the last two weeks, I’ve been u...
Nov 16, 2011 | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Here’s to doubt that this election improved anything
Something happened over the weekend that inspired me to write a political-themed column. How ironic that I work for a weekly newspaper that published this week the day after the election, with a de...
Nov 09, 2011 | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Informed voting is as important as ever in 2011
The election is almost here, and one of the things I like most about that is that the TV attack ads will cease and the yard signs will be taken down.At least for a few months, until the Presidentia...
Nov 02, 2011 | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Will Occupy Wall Street become a Democratic Tea Party?
Last month, thousands of relatively like-minded folks gathered in the Wall Street financial district of New York City for a peaceful protest of, mainly, corporate greed. The protest, Occupy Wall St...
Oct 26, 2011 | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor, opponent visit Trigg County two days apart
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear stopped in Cadiz Monday night to tell people why he should continue to be governor. “We’re going to continue to work for the next four years to try to get a job for ...
Oct 19, 2011 | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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A random piece of mail at The Cadiz Record office
It isn’t every day that a weekly family newspaper in rural Kentucky gets something from Germany, but that’s exactly what we got on Monday. To be specific, we got roughly 120 pages, almost a book re...
Sep 28, 2011 | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s OK that Mom and Dad don’t know Foo Fighters
Emily and I went to see Foo Fighters in concert Saturday in St. Louis. The concert was great. Almost equally as entertaining were the responses I received when telling someone we were going to see ...
Sep 21, 2011 | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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9-11 is youth’s “Where were you when ...” moment
Jimmy Hart, our advertising executive, made an interesting point last week – this generation of our country’s young people don’t have many “Where were you when ...” moments. Think about that. Many ...
Sep 07, 2011 | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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Real, unvarnished history is of the utmost importance
Everyone who has a chance should go to the Trigg County Museum. It’s still a work in progress and isn’t what it could be yet, but there’s already some interesting pieces and information to be had t...
Aug 31, 2011 | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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