Monday, Nov 17 at 7 p.m.
To the Editor: The underlying message in Don Vowell’s article (Keizertimes, Nov. 7) would seem to be a rejection of the aims of the National Rifle Association and a plea for meaningful gun control. Those are my sentiments exactly! It is beyond me why more people don’t see the relationship between the availability of guns and […]
By E.J. DIONNE JR. When high-mindedness collides with reality, reality usually wins. Remember this when you hear talk of making the next two years a miracle of bipartisan comity. Begin by being skeptical of the lists of what President Obama and the now Republican-controlled Congress should “obviously” agree on. Notice that liberal lists (including mine) […]
We humans are complicated creatures. We share a condition with virtually every other living thing, and that’s the internal clock, scientifically called the circadian rhythm. For example, when you set your alarm clock for Daylight Savings Time, your body may not readily accept the change and what happens to wakefulness is due to the imposed change in your internal clock. Internal clocks […]
Don Lebold, owner of Town & Country Bowling Center, got a surprise visit from representatives of the Salem-Keizer Education Foundation Thursday, Oct. 30. Krina Lee, executive director of SKEF, was there to inform Lebold that Town & Country would be honored with the fifth annual Crystal Apple Business Partnership Award. Lebold and his wife, Ann, […]
By E.J. DIONNE JR. President Obama has always had a thing about hope as an antidote to cynicism. The speech that made him a national figure, his keynote at the 2004 Democratic National Convention, is best known for his declaration that “there’s not a liberal America and a conservative America, there’s the United States of […]