August 18, 2018

NOTE: Here we post columns written by community members, city leaders and Flash staff. The opinions expressed in this section are not necessarily those held by The Flash Today. Contact information for each writer will be provided at the bottom of each column.

Supremely Undemocratic

July 16, 2018 0

The appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court ensures that for weeks, if not months, we’ll be able to view American politics at its most bitter, as Republicans and Democrats do everything […]

The P-Word

July 9, 2018 1

As Republicans and Democrats battle over President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, one issue will probably become more important than any other—the degree to which President Trump’s nominee will accept previous Supreme Court rulings as precedents, […]

Dear America

July 4, 2018 0

Dear America, July 4th is my favorite holiday. By far. It’s one of the few holidays that Hallmark hasn’t made into a marketing tool. I love the fireworks and the barbecues and the overwhelming pride […]

Whose Rule Is Whose?

July 2, 2018 0

Political junkies of all persuasions should be happy that President Trump will soon nominate a candidate for the United States Supreme Court to fill the vacancy created when Justice Anthony Kennedy formally retires at the […]

Immigration Fun and Games

June 25, 2018 0

The latest controversy over immigration policy has at least partially abated with President Trump’s wise decision to rescind his family separation program and allow families to stay together while their cases are being reviewed.  After […]

Let It All Out!

June 18, 2018 1

During the 2016 presidential election, one of my colleagues (an ardent Democrat) and I frequently compared notes on the progress of the campaign.  He developed a tongue-in-cheek theory that the only way Trump could win […]

Piece of Cake

June 11, 2018 0

The big news last week was the United States Supreme Court’s decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission wherein the Court ruled, by a 7-2 vote, that the Commission was wrong to punish […]

Speaking Freely

June 4, 2018 3

Recent events in sports and entertainment offer invaluable lessons in freedom of speech.  Consider: Last week the NFL decreed that football players may no longer kneel during the playing of the national anthem.  They must […]

Election Winners and Losers

May 28, 2018 1

The county Republican runoff, wherein we elected our county judge and commissioners for precincts 2 and 4, has come and gone.  Of course, the three nominees must go through the formality of the general election […]

The Real Bad Guys

May 20, 2018 1

Several news stories in the past week or so should raise questions about our ability—or at least the ability of the journalists reporting the stories as well as some of the stories’ subjects–to distinguish good […]

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