2024-06-14 10:47 AM

The Peak Oil Crisis: Pondering the Near Future

We are faced with three serious problems that are going to bring about radical changes in our lifestyles. In order of urgency, the problems are the great economic recession/financial crisis, the peaking of world oil and other fossil fuel production, and global warming. The opening effects of these problems are already upon us, but it […]

Nicholas F. Benton: Rev. Wright As Scapegoat

The continuing flap over Barack Obama’s former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, serves as a sobering reminder of the true state of affairs, when it comes to race and class differences, in our land. All of the platitudes and self-righteous disclaimers notwithstanding, America remains deeply divided, and whenever indisputable evidence of that bubbles to the […]

Anything But Straight: A Secret for Suckers

Only one year ago, author Rhonda Byrne’s life was a mess. However, all that changed when she discovered a little secret: A sucker is born every minute and people will shell out money if you tell them exactly what they want to hear.

Editorial: By Right, Not Gifts

The good news is that there is going to be another major round of commercial development along the West Broad Street corridor, the two office buildings and hotel being planned for the north side of the 700 and 800 blocks. You can read all about it on page one of this edition. These new structures […]

Jim Moran’s News Commentary

Labor Day is a time to honor the value of hard work. Unfortunately, today more than ever America’s hard-working families are feeling squeezed, living paycheck to paycheck.