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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Researching the Chinese in Borneo
Tom McLaughlin

Kuching, Malaysian Borneo – As most of you who read this column know, I have finished my two major writing projects – the History of the Sarawak River Valley, and  on Ali of Alfred Wallace fame.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The Guise of Peaceable Assembly
Harry M. Covert

There are plenty of words in the English language to express and condemn the odious events of the past weekend in Charlottesville, VA. All are appropriate for the unpeaceable assembly where haters had their day.

Monday, August 14, 2017

FCPSs Own Truman Show
Cindy A. Rose

I’ve recently discovered the Weinberg Center for the Arts in downtown Frederick is not the only place where good theater comes to life and the community gets invited to participate.

Friday, August 11, 2017

Transgenderism: Another Take
Patricia A. Kelly

Transgenderism is a present focus of social change, both part of the assertion of special rights by the LGBTQ community, and a demonstration of political correctness by so many others, even in the medical community.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The Beast in North Korea
Harry M. Covert

In memory of Ernie Pyle, the late great, real war correspondent of World War II, and perhaps my third favorite Harry, here's a history lesson for yesterday's date, August 9. It comes from that fateful year of 1945.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Old Habits Become Expensive
Tom McLaughlin

Kuching, Malaysian Borneo – I have gotten back into stamp collecting. I had put my book on Malayan stamps away for about 20 years and decided, during my last illness, to attack and bring it up to date.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Is Ceasefire Talk Helpful?
Harry M. Covert

The business of peace on city streets continues to grab attention, as it should. The idea of a ceasefire in Baltimore was an attention-getter quite naturally.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Charlie Gard and the Future
Patricia Price

The death of Charlie Gard demonstrates what is wrong with assisted-suicide laws and socialism. By design, social programs cannot address individual’s needs. Within a socialist health care system, like that in the United Kingdom, the value of human life is assessed by economic class and economic utility/cost to the state. It is called economic determinism.

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