What’s the NCAA going to do about anti-gay bigotry in Indiana? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150327/BLOGS/303279982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:24:36 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150327/BLOGS/303279982/-1/blogs01 Absent a clear political angle in plane crash, where will right-wingers place the blame? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150327/BLOGS/303279995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:33:04 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150327/BLOGS/303279995/-1/blogs01 Do right-wingers hate eggheads as much as they sometimes claim? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150326/BLOGS/303269983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:53:35 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150326/BLOGS/303269983/-1/blogs01 Add Galileo’s controversies to the list of stuff about which Ted Cruz knows nothing http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259977/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:39:00 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259977/-1/blogs01 Republican states suck-up more federal goodies than do Democratic states http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 25 Mar 2015 17:20:38 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259978/-1/blogs01 Wisconsin worst state in nation in decline of its middle class http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:10:12 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259992/-1/blogs01 The widespread claim that immigrants are stealing American jobs is a myth http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:00:24 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259993/-1/blogs01 The results of local elections are especially skewed by low voter turnouts http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:01:22 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150325/BLOGS/303259994/-1/blogs01 Dispassionate analyst, no ideologue, says Ted Cruz can’t win GOP nomination http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150324/BLOGS/303249994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:19:48 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150324/BLOGS/303249994/-1/blogs01 Right-wing magazine falsely denies upward mobility of Latinos http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150323/BLOGS/303239993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:29:38 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150323/BLOGS/303239993/-1/blogs01 To support their own worldview, Republicans have to ignore these Obama successes http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150323/BLOGS/303239994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:52:09 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150323/BLOGS/303239994/-1/blogs01 Great News! Ted Cruz will be first to formally announce bid for GOP presidential nomination! http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150322/BLOGS/303229998/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:08:45 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150322/BLOGS/303229998/-1/blogs01 America’s gay populace fairly evenly distributed among metro areas http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150320/BLOGS/303209981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Mar 2015 17:22:47 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150320/BLOGS/303209981/-1/blogs01 Ignoring climate change is expensive, not frugal http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150320/BLOGS/303209993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:56:30 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150320/BLOGS/303209993/-1/blogs01 Jon Stewart delivers epic smackdown of Fox News http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150320/BLOGS/303209994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:02:01 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150320/BLOGS/303209994/-1/blogs01 This snarky essay seeks to put us grammar snobs in our place http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150319/BLOGS/303199982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:29:53 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150319/BLOGS/303199982/-1/blogs01 Here’s a text of that insane rant against Obama by a retired teacher in South Carolina http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150319/BLOGS/303199983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:16:30 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150319/BLOGS/303199983/-1/blogs01 More than 92 percent of living Americans are not military veterans http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150319/BLOGS/303199995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:48:38 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150319/BLOGS/303199995/-1/blogs01 Uh-oh! Mark Kirk likens today’s Democrats to the Southern racists of yore http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150318/BLOGS/303189981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:37:54 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150318/BLOGS/303189981/-1/blogs01 NCAA bracketology is loads of fun for those of us who love laws of probability http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150318/BLOGS/303189982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:16:02 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150318/BLOGS/303189982/-1/blogs01 Pope Francis says it’s wrong to equate Islam with violence http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150318/BLOGS/303189994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:00:01 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150318/BLOGS/303189994/-1/blogs01 Poll: Americans have more faith in Obama than GOP to deal with country’s problems http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150317/BLOGS/303179980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Mar 2015 17:49:40 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150317/BLOGS/303179980/-1/blogs01 With regard to climate change, is Alaska the canary in the coal mine? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150317/BLOGS/303179994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Mar 2015 13:05:23 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150317/BLOGS/303179994/-1/blogs01 Numbers-cruncher Nate Silver says it’s a little unlikely that Kentucky will win hoops tourney http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150316/BLOGS/303169979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 Mar 2015 19:32:34 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150316/BLOGS/303169979/-1/blogs01 Climate change is scientific fact, not a religion in which you can believe or not http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150316/BLOGS/303169980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 Mar 2015 18:55:38 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150316/BLOGS/303169980/-1/blogs01 Mike Huckabee, political guru to yahoos, is also a huckster for quack cures http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150316/BLOGS/303169993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 Mar 2015 13:03:45 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150316/BLOGS/303169993/-1/blogs01 Republican climate-change deniers are like the mayor in “Jaws” http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150314/BLOGS/303149994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 14 Mar 2015 19:56:45 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150314/BLOGS/303149994/-1/blogs01 Some of these potential GOP candidates for president don’t have a ghost of chance http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150312/BLOGS/303129979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 Mar 2015 17:43:04 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150312/BLOGS/303129979/-1/blogs01 In his bid to become president, Scott Walker flips and flops all over the place http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150312/BLOGS/303129993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:51:34 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150312/BLOGS/303129993/-1/blogs01 Survey: Households with guns now at lowest level in American history http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150311/BLOGS/303119980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:06:37 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150311/BLOGS/303119980/-1/blogs01 I hate to say it, but expelling racist frat boys violates their rights to free speech http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150311/BLOGS/303119981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 11 Mar 2015 18:05:10 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150311/BLOGS/303119981/-1/blogs01 That GOP letter to Iran helps frame the overall theme of the 2016 presidential campaign http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150311/BLOGS/303119995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:30:25 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150311/BLOGS/303119995/-1/blogs01 Wall Street Journal poll: Solid majority of Americans support gay marriage http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150310/BLOGS/303109992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:33:50 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150310/BLOGS/303109992/-1/blogs01 Republican senators borrow a page from Richard Nixon’s book of dirty tricks http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150310/BLOGS/303109993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:21:05 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150310/BLOGS/303109993/-1/blogs01 Will Jeb’s support for Common Core hurt his bid for the Republican nomination? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150309/BLOGS/303099982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 Mar 2015 18:31:26 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150309/BLOGS/303099982/-1/blogs01 Republican senators send embarrassingly mistaken letter to Iran in effort to nix nuclear treaty http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150309/BLOGS/303099983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 Mar 2015 17:31:59 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150309/BLOGS/303099983/-1/blogs01 Justice Scalia naively says he expects that the GOP can produce an alternative to Obamacare http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150306/BLOGS/303069993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 06 Mar 2015 15:43:18 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150306/BLOGS/303069993/-1/blogs01 Why would Democrats want to replace Boehner with an even worse speaker of the House? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150306/BLOGS/303069994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 06 Mar 2015 14:31:47 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150306/BLOGS/303069994/-1/blogs01 Here’s why local politicians in Rockford area are no longer celebrities http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150305/BLOGS/303059994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:10:19 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150305/BLOGS/303059994/-1/blogs01 Former aide to Ronald Reagan says today’s right-wingers are stupid and not very well-read http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150305/BLOGS/303059995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:48:38 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150305/BLOGS/303059995/-1/blogs01 Gallup Daily Tracking Poll shows more approval than disapproval of Obama http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:52:49 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049979/-1/blogs01 Google has plans to rank web pages on basis of accuracy of their information http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 04 Mar 2015 19:18:32 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049980/-1/blogs01 Some political pundits, left and right alike, see constitutional crisis at hand http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:33:56 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049993/-1/blogs01 Another foreign hero of American right-wingers turns out to be a disappointment http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:03:49 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150304/BLOGS/303049994/-1/blogs01 Did Bibi’s speech to Congress do him and his allies more harm than good? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150303/BLOGS/303039983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:11:25 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150303/BLOGS/303039983/-1/blogs01 Some of our earliest Americans wanted to bar the election of Muslim politicians http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150303/BLOGS/303039984/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:10:10 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150303/BLOGS/303039984/-1/blogs01 Are veggies good for you? Not necessarily, says Pat Robertson http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150303/BLOGS/303039996/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:45:58 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150303/BLOGS/303039996/-1/blogs01 The crowded field of prospective GOP presidential candidates is not good for the party http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150302/BLOGS/303029983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:02:56 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150302/BLOGS/303029983/-1/blogs01 Think you’re a political moderate? Think again! http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150302/BLOGS/303029984/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 02 Mar 2015 17:24:14 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150302/BLOGS/303029984/-1/blogs01 Is Scott Walker ready for the national spotlight? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150223/BLOGS/302239993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:44:42 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150223/BLOGS/302239993/-1/blogs01 Bill O’Reilly’s falsehoods about covering war are worse than anything Brian Williams has said http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150220/BLOGS/302209981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Feb 2015 18:27:04 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150220/BLOGS/302209981/-1/blogs01 Giuliani slurs Obama’s character, gets big-time blowback in return http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150220/BLOGS/302209982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 20 Feb 2015 17:15:42 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150220/BLOGS/302209982/-1/blogs01 Conspiracy theorists tend to be less educated and embrace various magical beliefs http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150219/BLOGS/302199979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Feb 2015 18:22:08 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150219/BLOGS/302199979/-1/blogs01 Climate change poses big problems for ski industry http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150219/BLOGS/302199980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:53:23 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150219/BLOGS/302199980/-1/blogs01 Study by right-wingers, no less, blows the whistle on scams by conservative PACs http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150218/BLOGS/302189993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:22:52 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150218/BLOGS/302189993/-1/blogs01 Ruling by Texas judge against Obama’s immigration initiative likely will be overturned http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150218/BLOGS/302189994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:04:54 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150218/BLOGS/302189994/-1/blogs01 Sorry, but poll showing surprisingly high Republican support for gay marriage must be faulty http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150217/BLOGS/302179982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:54:45 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150217/BLOGS/302179982/-1/blogs01 Fact-checkers roundly debunk Fox News claim that global warming is a hoax http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150217/BLOGS/302179983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:15:50 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150217/BLOGS/302179983/-1/blogs01 Polls show that Obama’s job-approval ratings have moved to the plus side http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150216/BLOGS/302169981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 Feb 2015 19:00:48 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150216/BLOGS/302169981/-1/blogs01 Survey of experts ranks Lincoln as best president, Kennedy as most overrated http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150216/BLOGS/302169982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 Feb 2015 17:43:54 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150216/BLOGS/302169982/-1/blogs01 Today is not really Presidents Day — at least not nationally in any official sense http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150216/BLOGS/302169994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 16 Feb 2015 15:34:35 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150216/BLOGS/302169994/-1/blogs01 It’s simply cowardly of Scott Walker to duck the question of whether he believes in evolution http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150214/BLOGS/302149994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 14 Feb 2015 17:52:44 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150214/BLOGS/302149994/-1/blogs01 Another example of how MSNBC blabber Chris Matthews is not exactly a heavy thinker http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150214/BLOGS/302149995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 14 Feb 2015 17:15:46 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150214/BLOGS/302149995/-1/blogs01 Scientists predict megadroughts for much of America in coming decades http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150213/BLOGS/302139979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 13 Feb 2015 17:48:23 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150213/BLOGS/302139979/-1/blogs01 Neo-Confederate hate group will celebrate anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150213/BLOGS/302139980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 13 Feb 2015 17:15:43 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150213/BLOGS/302139980/-1/blogs01 News Flash! The Constitution says nothing about three co-equal branches of government http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150212/BLOGS/302129983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 Feb 2015 21:18:34 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150212/BLOGS/302129983/-1/blogs01 Today is the 206th anniversary of one of history’s great coincidences http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150212/BLOGS/302129994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:05:25 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150212/BLOGS/302129994/-1/blogs01 Illinois Republican wants his party to give up its fight with Obama on immigration http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150211/BLOGS/302119975/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 11 Feb 2015 22:26:47 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150211/BLOGS/302119975/-1/blogs01 No, no, no, no, no, and no! http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150211/BLOGS/302119994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 11 Feb 2015 16:06:55 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150211/BLOGS/302119994/-1/blogs01 Big news about Brian Williams and Jon Stewart is a reminder that “media” is a plural, not a singular http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150211/BLOGS/302119995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 11 Feb 2015 11:16:01 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150211/BLOGS/302119995/-1/blogs01 Surprise! Big Business seems none too eager to see the Supreme Court get rid of Obamacare! http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150210/BLOGS/302109977/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 10 Feb 2015 19:24:56 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150210/BLOGS/302109977/-1/blogs01 Remember where you heard it: Brian Williams will be out at NBC by the end of the week http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150210/BLOGS/302109991/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 10 Feb 2015 14:53:50 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150210/BLOGS/302109991/-1/blogs01 Clarence Thomas suggests that high court will soon legalize gay marriage in all 50 states http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150209/BLOGS/302099978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 Feb 2015 19:32:51 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150209/BLOGS/302099978/-1/blogs01 Scott Walker doesn’t want the University of Wisconsin engaged in any “search for truth” http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150209/BLOGS/302099979/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 Feb 2015 19:05:32 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150209/BLOGS/302099979/-1/blogs01 Did American Christians foster and defend slavery? Or did they oppose and abolish it? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150209/BLOGS/302099980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 09 Feb 2015 17:23:06 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150209/BLOGS/302099980/-1/blogs01 Sure, Brian Williams has lied about his war experiences — but so has Bill O’Reilly http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150208/BLOGS/302089997/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sun, 08 Feb 2015 14:25:35 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150208/BLOGS/302089997/-1/blogs01 A few recollections of Ronald Reagan on the day after his 104th birthday http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150207/BLOGS/302079995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 07 Feb 2015 15:32:29 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150207/BLOGS/302079995/-1/blogs01 Right-wing noise machine peddles falsehoods about Obama’s speech at prayer breakfast http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150206/BLOGS/302069982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19:33:16 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150206/BLOGS/302069982/-1/blogs01 Pollution in China is so bad that the nation’s very survival is in question http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150206/BLOGS/302069983/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 06 Feb 2015 17:15:42 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150206/BLOGS/302069983/-1/blogs01 This guy says NBC won’t fire Brian Williams as long as his ratings are good http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150206/BLOGS/302069984/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 06 Feb 2015 17:15:41 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150206/BLOGS/302069984/-1/blogs01 Is this week’s New England blizzard caused by climate change? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150127/BLOGS/301279980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:28:02 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150127/BLOGS/301279980/-1/blogs01 This blog post is downright miraculous, if I say so myself http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150126/BLOGS/301269993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:53:54 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150126/BLOGS/301269993/-1/blogs01 Ernie Banks and me http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150124/BLOGS/301249995/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Sat, 24 Jan 2015 15:41:54 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150124/BLOGS/301249995/-1/blogs01 Sarah Palin hints at running for president, but I’m guessing she won’t http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150123/BLOGS/301239980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:05:00 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150123/BLOGS/301239980/-1/blogs01 Same old Mitt Romney is flip-flopping again http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150123/BLOGS/301239993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:36:52 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150123/BLOGS/301239993/-1/blogs01 Oxymoronically, deflategate scandal is overblown http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150123/BLOGS/301239994/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:46:53 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150123/BLOGS/301239994/-1/blogs01 Millions of people think God will decide who wins the Super Bowl http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150122/BLOGS/301229985/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:35:43 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150122/BLOGS/301229985/-1/blogs01 Here’s a Republican Party variation on the deflated football scandal http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150121/BLOGS/301219981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:15:34 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150121/BLOGS/301219981/-1/blogs01 Why do the media hype Chris Christie more than Ben Carson as a presidential possibility? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150120/BLOGS/301209980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:55:47 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150120/BLOGS/301209980/-1/blogs01 Tammy Duckworth says she’s weighing a challenge to Mark Kirk next year http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150120/BLOGS/301209981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 20 Jan 2015 17:21:04 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150120/BLOGS/301209981/-1/blogs01 Behold a terrible headline on misreading results of a poll on race relations http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150119/BLOGS/301199986/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:20:27 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150119/BLOGS/301199986/-1/blogs01 Here’s why history likely will be kind to Barack Obama’s presidency http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150116/BLOGS/301169978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 16 Jan 2015 18:07:58 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150116/BLOGS/301169978/-1/blogs01 New study shows that sea-level rise is far worse than previously thought http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150116/BLOGS/301169992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Fri, 16 Jan 2015 13:54:39 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150116/BLOGS/301169992/-1/blogs01 Chamber of Commerce leaders apparently suffering from acute amnesia http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150115/BLOGS/301159980/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:37:39 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150115/BLOGS/301159980/-1/blogs01 Are conservative American Catholics finally fed up with Pope Francis? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150115/BLOGS/301159993/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:53:37 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150115/BLOGS/301159993/-1/blogs01 With no less than 25 potential candidates, the race for the GOP nomination is too crowded http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150114/BLOGS/301149982/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:15:57 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150114/BLOGS/301149982/-1/blogs01 Remember Dick Morris? Apparently, not many other people do either http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150113/BLOGS/301139981/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Tue, 13 Jan 2015 17:15:02 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150113/BLOGS/301139981/-1/blogs01 Confessions of a former right-winger http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150112/BLOGS/301129978/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 12 Jan 2015 19:43:36 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150112/BLOGS/301129978/-1/blogs01 Remember when American right-wingers hated anything having to do with France? http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150112/BLOGS/301129992/-1/blogs01?rssfeed=true Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:28:41 +0000 http://www.redwoodfallsgazette.com/article/20150112/BLOGS/301129992/-1/blogs01