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GUEST COMMMENTARY: Technology knocked nation off its flight path

Are you satisfied with the direction our country is headed? Do you really like the path we are on to give our children and grandchildren a wonderful life in the future?

June 11, 2014 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Good old days were a lot safer than today

Viewing the movie "A Christmas Story" and seeing the display at the Indiana Welcome Center in Hammond brought back memories of when I was a boy. Those were the good old days.

January 23, 2013 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Visit LST to get a taste of World War II

If there are World War II veterans who have not boarded the Navy LST in the harbor at Muskegon, Mich., do so. I believe that it would be a memorable experience for you. It also would be a moving experience for a family member of a World War II vet.

March 06, 2011 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Health care commercials are enough to make me sick

I do not spend an abundance of time watching television, but I do have it on often enough to see 86 commercials a day promoting a medication that says: "Talk to your doctor." Sometimes I wake up hearing, "Talk to your doctor."

May 15, 2010 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Visitors center display is well worth the visit

If there are still some families living between Munster and Valparaiso who haven't seen the great display of "A Christmas Story" at the Indiana Welcome Center, this oversight should be corrected. A drive to the Welcome Center located in Hammond at the Kennedy Avenue exit off the Borman Expre…

December 22, 2009 12:00 am

GUEST COMMENTARY: Return to 17th century economy

We have probably read more than a million words pertaining to the present economic crisis and have listened to the same amount rendered by financial "experts" who have been on television. Regardless of the vast amount of knowledge of these experts, they have all missed the boat to identify t…

October 11, 2009 12:00 am

Ditch those new phones and join the rotary club

Have you reached your saturation point of speaking to an automated phone system that has replaced several persons? A large part of our economic situation is the result of corporations replacing individuals with machines.

April 28, 2009 12:00 am

Protest to melt the bonds of plastic

We have been victims long enough. It is time to confront the plastics industry and vent our anger. After being bombarded with this trend of having 92 percent of our purchases totally sealed in plastic, let us set forth on a campaign to eliminate this policy.

January 30, 2009 12:00 am

Each of us has his own Christmas story

We are rapidly approaching December, which means we will soon have the opportunity to watch a rerun of Jean Shepherd's great movie, "A Christmas Story." Most of us who live in this area are probably aware that Jean Shepherd grew up on Cleveland Street in the Hesssville neighborhood of Hammond.

November 25, 2008 12:00 am

Inconvenience yourself to get fit, lose weight

During the past 60 years, we have been the recipients of many great inventions. Unfortunately, they have played a large part in creating a nation of overweight individuals.

September 07, 2008 12:00 am
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