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.

Associate Editor Ray McCune
I read your editorial about gun control in the December 25, 2002 issue of THE WAYNEDALE NEWS, and I agree with you 100%. Gun control, properly defined is, ". . . using two hands."
I joined the NRA in 1999 in order to support their legislative effort to keep us FREE from the pointy headed liberal do-gooders. They think we aren't smart enough to think for ourselves, and can only survive if they are able to control our lives for us – it's kind of like we're a dumb dog...

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My Thoughts on Pete Rose
I remember very well the first game that Pete Rose became the manager of the Cincinnati Reds. I attended the game and Pete hit a triple during the first inning. As he went into third base headfirst the fans went crazy. Pete had the town in the palm of his hands.
Most all of us remember his playing days with the "Big Red Machine" and later with the Phillies. There was no doubt; he was one of the best ever.
A few years ago when the news broke about his gambling on...

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God's Grace

 

If this doesn't give you chills, nothing will. This message is very true. Hope you are all as blessed as I was from this story. I wonder how many people won't read this because of the title on it?

There once was a man named George Thomas, pastor in a small New England town. One morning he came to the church carrying a rusty, bent, old bird cage, and set it by the pulpit. Eyebrows were raised and, as if in response, Pastor Thomas began to speak ... "I was walking through town...

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I heard this bit of wisdom once: "I'd rather explain to a judge why I was carrying a gun than tell St. Peter why I didn't." I firmly believe in the 2nd Amendment and by law every citizen has the right to keep and bear arms and to defend his/her family. I believe it means more than just ". . . the right to keep and bear arms." Personally, I believe it says that I'm a free man and I have the right to remain free using whatever means of protection I have, especially firearms. I believe I have...

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The hills aren't exactly alive with the sound of music this holiday season. Instead, they're ringing with the offbeat tones of an Adam Sandler musical, 8 Crazy Nights. I could only imagine what an animated film from the guy who brought moviegoers Happy Gilmore would be like. So, on a bright Sunday afternoon, I took my younger brother, who thinks he is Adam Sandler, to the movies. After getting through the tasks of actually getting my brother to go with me (he's 13 so it is embarrassing for...

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Terry Byrom, new Wizards radio announcer is looking forward to the Wizards 2003 season. Terry started developing a love for broadcasting as he grew up listening to Monte Moore doing the A's, Lou Simons doing the Giants and the 49er's, and Bill King doing Warriors and Raiders. As a youngster he would play board games and announce the game as if people were listening. In his words, "My dream came true last year and it was unbelievable to actually get a chance to do professional baseball." He...

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