August 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.

It Won’t Happen Here—At Least Not This Year

March 12, 2018 0

Democrats dream of a great blue wave crashing over the political landscape come November, washing away countless Republican officeholders and leaving Democrats instead.  But according to the Sunday Fort Worth Star-Telegram, “Texas Republicans believe they’ve […]

What’s Your Damage, Gun Control?

March 6, 2018 0

In 1988, Winona Ryder broke out in the teen cult classic, Heathers, a movie centered around the feeling of frustration with high school “friends.” Winona Ryder’s character, Veronica Sawyer, falls into a relationship with the […]

Donald, Don’t Blow It

March 5, 2018 0

President Trump could well win re-election, but his current economic policies could hurt his chances to do so.  He should change those policies before it’s too late. The New Republic, a leftist journal of opinion […]

One Right; Three Questions

February 26, 2018 0

As the current debate on gun control in the wake of the latest school shooting horror rages on, numerous demands for policy changes are being made.  I’d like to suggest that each new policy proposal […]

Thinking of Florida

February 19, 2018 1

More shootings, more talk. The most recent horror in Florida has the dubious distinction of being the most deadly shooting spree on school grounds in modern history, with seventeen students and teachers murdered in cold […]

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 […]

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