"A free press can, of course, be good or bad, but, most certainly without freedom, the press will never be anything but bad" — Albert Camus
I find it extremely disturbing that, as of 7 p.m. on Tuesday evening, the closing of the Aquatic Center was a "possibility" and as of Thursday morning, it was a done deal with the announcement made that, as of Monday, October 13, 2014, the doors would be closed.
In the August-September edition of the Weekly Defender newspaper, editor Nehemiah Smith Jr. published what he referred to as “Michael Wray and the League of Un-extraordinary Sambos.”
I had it in my mind to write some hearts and flowers column, one about how, after looking at the photos of five teenagers, I don't understand.
Imagine lying in bed in the middle of the night, after getting up with a sick child, trying to go back to sleep.
In trying to wrap my thoughts around the Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice fiascos, I couldn't — until I read my commissioner's note in one of the fantasy football leagues I play in.
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