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Are we entitled to never have to lose?

What if we did away with declaring a winner and a loser in a competition and just gave everyone participation medals? I vote no on that motion, but it sure seems like that is where we are headed as a society. Instead of recognizing people who work hard and excel at something, it seems like […]

Lovable Losers

The goat has been exorcised, but that doesn’t mean it is time to gloat. For those of you that were living in a cave this week to avoid anymore campaign ads, on Wednesday night, the Chicago Cubs won the World Series for the first time in more than 100 years, bringing to an end “The […]

The Game

It takes something special to lure this old, lazy editorial writer out of retirement. That was the case Friday night, as fans at the Scotland County versus Mark Twain district playoffs football contest witnessed an epic battle. The two talented squads took the spectators on a roller coaster ride of lead changes and momentum swings […]

Personal Values

What if your personal values were dictated by your employer? Former Major League baseball pitcher and now former ESPN commentator Curt Schilling, has to be wondering if that is not the case. Schilling was canned by the national sports broadcaster after commenting on a cartoon on Facebook that was poking fun at the transgender restroom […]

Bad Apples

While it may only take one bad apple to spoil the barrel, what if people were not so fast to give up on the entire harvest? In a barrel of apples, the bad one gives off a chemical, ethylene, which speeds up the ripening process for other apples in the same barrel, often times rapidly […]

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