For the past few months, we’ve heard the value of a college education debated from various points of view, some challenging the idea that college pays off in the long run because the debt incurred in the cou
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
Proposition 37, which would mandate labeling of genetically engineered food, is a good example of the mischief that can by done through the tyranny of words.
Many states have so-called three-strikes laws, as does California.
Recently, I looked up the origin of the word squash. Most sources indicate it comes from the Narragansett Native American word, askutasquash.
I didn’t like it and most baseball fans didn’t like it. Unless you’re a St. Louis Cardinal fan.
Proposition 31 would make some moderate reforms to the state’s budgeting process — reforms which some other states have figured out long ago.