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EDITORIAL: The “Whirl of the Times” – and Light over Shadow – The Public...

The Public Square heard one person lately say: “Civilization feels like a thin cross (of law and order) on the top of a volcano.”...

EDITORIAL: Vietnam – Red

As a young man, Kurt Vonnegut was captured by the Germans during the Battle of the Bulge in late 1944 and held prisoner in...

EDITORIAL: SENATOR JILL VOGEL FOR LT. GOVERNOR

It is easy to be cynical about politicians these days - lots of promises without performance. In this political morass of self-serving politicians, Senator...

EDITORIAL: Hurricanes and Global Warming – A Scientist’s Perspective

The recent spate of powerful hurricanes has increased the discussion of the impact of global warming (no, I’m not going to use the “polite”...

EDITORIAL: Ask a Council Member

Hello, Middleburg! The column last month by Vincent Bataoel: “The Next Five Years” alarmed me. In it, he writes his first priority as “…...

EDITORIAL: Bureau of Land Management – Waterworld

When most of us think of public lands we tend to think of national parks and monuments managed by the National Park Service, national...

EDITORIAL: Pax Americana and The Ferris Wheel – The Public Square

August is the month Columbus in 1492 set sail for America and the Pilgrims set forth in 1620 on the Mayflower. Optimistically, “…August hangs...

EDITORIAL: Nuclear War – A Scientist’s Perspective

With all of the turbulence about North Korea and nuclear war, I’ve been getting some questions lately about what does nuclear war really mean....

EDITORIAL: Unequal Justice

The difference in the way the Department of Justice has handled the investigations into Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is an instructive lesson on...

EDITORIAL: Thanks, and Farewell – RED

Well, as they used to say on the Mickey Mouse Club … “now it’s time to say goodbye, to all our company.”  After nearly...