A Deplorable Situation

Posted by mcm0704 on November 28, 2016 |

I have been dismayed at how the rights of people have been stripped away to make way for dangerous oil pipelines. The fight against those efforts have gone on for years in Texas, the Midwest, and most recently in North Dakota, where Native Americans have banded together with other supporters to protect native lands and […]

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Our Right to Protest

Posted by mcm0704 on October 22, 2009 |

The furor over the Tea Parties held across the country to protest health care reform and other issues of significant importance has died down just a bit recently, but there are still commentators who question whether the parties do any good. Colleen McCain Nelson who is on the editorial board at The Dallas Morning News […]

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Let The Games Begin

Posted by mcm0704 on April 10, 2008 |

As a newspaper columnist for many years, I have had ample opportunities to reflect on the Olympic Games and their significance in the overall scheme of things, but never in my wildest dreams did I imagine what is happening regarding the Olympic Torch Relay. The torch to me is a symbol of peace and a […]

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