THIRD TIME NO CHARM FOR JAIL ESCAPE ARTIST — Charges are expected to be filed against a two-time escapee from the Madera County Jail.
Mostly excerpts of columnists published in The Madera Tribune.
About 30 years ago, I had a discussion with a philosopher from U.C. Berkeley.
On Thursday, musician Elvis Presley would have been 80 years old. Born in Mississippi on Jan. 8, 1935, he died Aug. 16, 1977.
“Be not ye therefore like unto them: for your Father knoweth what things ye have need of, before ye ask Him.”
— Matthew 6:8
For the first 18 years of its existence as an incorporated city, Madera’s political machinery ran for the most part without rancor or hard feelings.
In Paris, a cowardly attack on a magazine (and freedom of speech) that killed 12 people, including the editor and seven journalists, has led to outrage from President Obama and European and world leaders.
Most political pundits (whatever they are) in Washington, D.C., believe the last Congress was the least productive in history. They say Congress just didn’t do enough work, didn’t pass enough bills.