Sunday’s news items [election season; defending free speech; & more] – 9/29/2019

Columbia obituary | John Richard Forney

Another obituary | NO, the other HopalongThe Washington Post

one side of the back side | ifight4mine commented on the post about “unhealthy Johnstown.” Her’s is one side of a story.

“Pathways to Recovery | Police officer’s ‘Merry Christmas’ after overdose saves woman’s life”The Lebanon Daily News [This is a phenomenal story about a fascinating local woman; a woman who excelled in high school until … ]

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It wasn’t Voltaire | Rather English writer Beatrice Evelyn Hall published in her book about Voltaire under a pseudonym, S. G. Tallentyre, and intended for the line to be a reflection of Voltaire’s attitude towards Claude Adrien Helvétius, another French philosopher.”

Lancaster Online poll | Do you support legalizing marijuana? 

defined-benefit legacy | Here’s what can happen when workers are promised benefits and those benefits costs are not budgeted into the future.The Boston Globe

Let the campaign begin | Here are some of the campaign materials for several candidates for local office — Election Day in 2019 is on Tuesday, November 5th. Click on any of the above graphics to view individually and to enlarge. As we find other candidates’ materials we’ll continue to post them too. All elections are important opportunities for citizens to choose those persons who will represent them in a representative democratic republic; no election is more important than elections at the local level.

evangelical rationale | “A lot of good things are happening under Trump, and they will continue in 2020. Because God doesn’t call the qualified, he qualifies the called. Read that again.” – from a letter to the editor in today’s LNP – Always Lancaster.

 

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