June 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.

State Lawmakers on the National Stage

February 12, 2018 0

The primary campaigns for state senator and state representative are in full swing, at least in the districts encompassing Stephenville.  Hotly debated are such questions as who’s more anti-abortion, who’s more anti-gun control, who’s more […]

What’s Your Style

February 5, 2018 0

Last week I argued that two of the most important qualifications of an officeholder, especially a lawmaker, are knowledgeability and civility.  This week I want to talk about a piece of information voters should try […]

Knowledge, Civility and Elections

January 28, 2018 0

It’s Hog Heaven these days for us political junkies.  The political season is in full swing.  At the local level Republicans have contested races to see who will be elected county commissioner, county judge, state […]

Vagina Hats in Stephenville

January 23, 2018 13

When you live in a small town like Stephenville, Texas you miss a lot of the big events the rest of the world gets to experience. Events like marches and protests don’t really happen in […]

Dreaming of a Wall

January 22, 2018 0

It’s just been announced that the government has reopened, at least temporarily.  The government may shut down again in 17 days should Democrats and Republicans in Congress be unable to reach a more permanent agreement […]

Truth and “Truths”

January 15, 2018 2

One of my favorite musicals is Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Jesus Christ Superstar, and my favorite song therein is a duet sung by Jesus and Pontius Pilate in the trial of the former conducted by the […]

Of Fire and Fury

January 8, 2018 1

Fire and Fury is nothing if not exciting.  How much truth there is to all the stories about Trump in the White House is unknown; not even author Michael Wolff is certain—an admission which does […]

President Trump’s Greatest Challenge

January 1, 2018 0

The most important political events of 2018 are likely to be the mid-term elections in November.  They may well decide whether President Trump will be impeached and removed from office. Although President Trump’s name will […]

Christmas Gifts and Miracles

December 25, 2017 1

Congress recently passed, and President Trump signed into law, the most important and sweeping tax reform bill in over thirty years.  President Trump says his intention was to give the American middle class a great […]

Wake-Up Calls for the GOP

December 18, 2017 0

Last week I wrote that no matter who won the special election in Alabama to fill the Senate vacancy created by the resignation of Jeff Sessions to become Attorney General, the Republicans would lose.  And […]

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