What are the 1st Amendment rights sacred to us all?

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The most stringent protection of free speech would not protect a man falsely shouting fire in a theatre and causing a panic. –Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes/March 3, 1919[1] I shall not today attempt further to define [hard core pornography], and perhaps I could never succeed in intelligibly doing so. But I know it […]

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Open Government is Good Government

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Will we have sunshine this week after a long, gray winter? Sunshine Week March 10-16 isn’t about weather. This week, we celebrate open government and open records. James Madison, the father of our US Constitution, believed citizens should know what was going in a democratic government. That’s why we celebrate Sunshine Week at the same […]

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Learn more: Happy 100th Birthday to Grand Canyon National Park

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This week the family newspaper feature “For the Kid in You” features the Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park celebrates its 100 birthday in 2019, but the natural wonder is much older. The Colorado River began cutting through the Colorado plateau about 5 to 6 million years ago, geologists say. It created a canyon 277 […]

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Learn more … about the history of TVs

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To learn more about the history of TVs The Kid reads many different articles in newspapers, magazines and online in writing each week’s features. The history of television technology has generated a wealth of fascinating information which has been captured online, including articles, photos and even the singing jingle “Wow! I’ve bought color TV,” in […]

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Open Government is Good Government


Blog - Kid in You, Blog post

Will we have sunshine this week after a long, gray winter? Sunshine Week March 10-16 isn’t about weather. This week, we celebrate open government and open records. James Madison, the father of our US Constitution, believed citizens should know what was going in a democratic government. That’s why we celebrate Sunshine Week at the same […]

March 10, 2019

Learn more … about the history of TVs


Blog post, For the Kid in You

To learn more about the history of TVs The Kid reads many different articles in newspapers, magazines and online in writing each week’s features. The history of television technology has generated a wealth of fascinating information which has been captured online, including articles, photos and even the singing jingle “Wow! I’ve bought color TV,” in […]

February 20, 2019

Hope for America from DC


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December 25, 2018 We pray for public officials, rulers and leaders in our own time. Give them wisdom in decrees and decisions, a will for the common good, and the courage to work for peace in local communities and among the nations. – Prayers of the People, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church midnight, Dec. 24 With all […]

December 25, 2018

Remember Jason Nichols Aug. 28


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Positive Politics by John M. Wylie II Our 2nd District Congressman since 2013 apparently doesn’t want the job, regularly saying ethics rules shackle citizen legislators. His growing wealth says otherwise, but up to now voters had little chance to help him come home. That will change Aug. 28 if registered Democrats and Independents vote for […]

August 18, 2018