June 19, 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.

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 […]

Boys and girls together

May 13, 2018 2

Coming from a family with five Eagle Scouts and three generations of adult volunteers working with the Boy Scouts, I can’t help but be intrigued by the recently announced changes in its membership requirements.  And […]

Settling Dust

May 6, 2018 0

The May 2018 city council election has come and gone.  It was pretty tame, with little to make it memorable.  But a few of its features deserve mention. First, the election reflected the voters’ basic […]

Sweetness and Decency

April 30, 2018 0

In 1954, Audrey Hepburn won her first and only Academy Award for her leading role in the movie Roman Holiday. In the movie, she plays a European princess that escapes from the repressive walls of […]

What would Ronald Reagan do?

April 23, 2018 0

“What would Ronald Reagan do?” It’s a question many conservatives used to ask, and some still do.  After all, Ronald Reagan is probably modern conservatism’s greatest hero.  And given that he’s also one of my […]

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