Today's Opinions

  • Don’t let BP off the hook

        BP’s cap on its Gulf of Mexico gusher has held for a month now, although drilling a relief well has experienced some delays. BP claims that all the spilled oil is gone from the Gulf, consumed by natural oil-eating bacteria. The Obama administration is making the same claim.

  • An open process

    Bedford City Council did the right thing last week, even though it didn’t have to.

  • Letters 08/25/10

    Unbelievable support

  • We must stop the spending spree

    Today, the American people are facing one of the most challenging times in our nation’s history.  Our economy remains sluggish, people fear losing their jobs and their homes, and many are worried about the future their children and grandchildren will inherit. They are deeply concerned about the outlook for our nation and wonder if their children will grow up in the same America they did.  People are looking for solutions to the problems we face. 

  • Idiots have spoken: Obama is a Muslim

        In the movie “Forrest Gump,” one of many immortal lines stands out: “Stupid is as stupid does.”

        Surely there’s been nothing more stupid in political news recently than the poll that shows there’s been an increase in the number of people who believe that President Barack Obama is a Muslim. “Stupid is as stupid does” has never been more demographically demonstrated.

  • An amazing way of seeing things

        I’m often amazed at how political party hacks look at things.

  • Blessing in disguise

    A U.S. District judge’s decision this week to stop, at least temporarily, federal funding of embryonic stem cell research comes on the heels of recent reports that adult stem cell research is where true advances are being made by researchers.

  • Letters 08/18/10

    National Night Out

        Last week, the Bedford Police Department conducted its first annual National Night Out.  This event is an opportunity for the various communities and their Police Department to make a positive statement and a collective effort to prevent crime.