Waynedale Opinion Articles

Our local writers give you insight of their original opinions on the latest Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana news and entertainment topics. Movie, restaurant, show and event reviews are in this section.

Yes, we all have free speech, until someone tells us we don't.

Does this title sound like a situation that exists in this country? Do people accept what you say until they don't like what you say and then want to stop you from saying it?

As you read polls, that are very cool now, you see all sorts of percentages. 51% against and 49% for. We will never in this country see 100% acceptance of anything in the future.

It's possible a poll could show that 65% like your stand on a topic, but the...

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O sing to the LORD a new song; sing to the LORD, all the earth. {2} Sing to the LORD, bless his name; tell of his salvation from day to day. {3} Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous works among all the peoples. {4} For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised; he is to be revered above all gods. {5} For all the gods of the peoples are idols, but the LORD made the heavens. {6} Honor and majesty are before him; strength and beauty are in his sanctuary. {7} Ascribe to the LORD, O...

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December is always a big month for movies. The attack of blockbusters comes in two infantries. The first is the early-mid December "Hurrah! It's almost Christmas" onslaught of features. The second is a Christmas Day ambush. Two highlights of the former are: Ocean's Twelve and Spanglish.

 

Ocean's Twelve reunites the all-star cast of Ocean's Eleven, including Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Julia Roberts, Andy Garcia, and Bernie Mac for a second thrilling comedy about a multi-million dollar heist...

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Perhaps the thorniest political-social-religious problem that President George W. Bush will face in his entire presidency is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.‑ Of the three layers of the problem just mentioned, the later one, the religious dimension produces the stickiest of the thorns.‑ How President Bush addresses this question will likely determine the possibility of peace at home and abroad for at least the next several decades.

Of the recent presidents, back to Ronald Reagan, Israel has...

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Baseball No Longer Deserves Sports Status

 

One thing that happened during 2004 that we might have forgotten - there was a baseball steroid congressional hearing by the Senate Commerce Committee chaired by John McCain.

One of the newspaper articles telling about this hearing was titled: "Baseball Given Steroid Ultimatum." In fact, on March 10, 2004, John McCain was quoted, "I can tell you and the players you represent, the status quo is not acceptable."

During this hearing spin was...

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Don't Forget the Vet

 

Our brave young men and women are standing strong in many dangerous places, especially Iraq and Afghanistan. We should not take them for granted. Without our brave veterans, both past and present, our lives would be very different. We must not forget their sacrifices. Many of them will need medical care when they return. The VA Hospital in Fort Wayne needs to be kept viable. This is not the time to think about cutting on services.

Veterans for Better Health Care...

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