Travelers: Might want to carry a pocket atlas
August 20, 2014 As Washington, D.C., resident Justin Gray was trying to board an airliner in Orlando, Fla., earlier this summer, a Transportation Safety Administration agent asked him for some identification. more »»
Lawmakers have power to rewrite nation's laws
August 13, 2014 White House aides say President Barack Obama may use an executive order to crack down on what he has called “corporate deserters.” Incredibly, three members of Congress requested the action. more »»
Woman sneaks aboard plane; where was TSA?
August 12, 2014 Perhaps it is time federal airport security screeners are told to do more “profiling” of a sort. A week ago, a San Francisco woman managed to sneak aboard an airliner in San Jose, Calif. more »»
Et Cetera ...
August 9, 2014 This shouldn’t happen Those of us who work in the newspaper business attend or hear about a lot of local government meetings. more »»
Obama needs to get Ukraine plan in place
August 6, 2014 Given President Barack Obama’s record, it is unlikely he has a contingency plan in place to deal with a potential disaster involving Ukraine — success by that nation in battling Russian-backed... more »»
Et Cetera ...
August 2, 2014 Welcome to welcomers We extend a warm welcome to “Fairmont Area Newcomers and Neighbors,” which held its first event this week at Gomsrud Park. There was a pretty good turnou. more »»
Ultra-partisanship will hurt nation’s seniors
August 1, 2014 Many members of the House of Representatives want to forestall implementation of a proposal that would increase costs for the Medicare program, while forcing many older Americans to leave their own... more »»