It only seems like yesterday that Robert Johnston took over as Clinton’s city manager. But like so many things, yesterday has turned into a full year on the job.

Be careful who you use for a prop

Social media was all about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's "Tax the Rich" dress at the Met Gala. But the more important outfit was worn by her Congressional colleague Rep. Carolyn Maloney, who dressed as a suffragette. The suffragettes were largely against abortion. But earlier in the week, Maloney had cheered on New York Gov. Kathy Hochul as Hochul invited Texas women seeking abortions to visit New York.

Democrats’ $3.5 trillion plan could be self- destructing

President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer have based the future of the entire Democratic agenda on a trick. And now many Democrats are increasingly concerned – terrified, actually – that the trick won't work.

GOP needs to heed Graham’s warning

The Brennan Center for Justice reports that in the first six months of 2021, at least 18 states enacted 30 laws that restrict access to the ballot box, and in recent days, Texas has passed possibly the most draconian voter-suppression laws of any state.

Reader asks for tips to avoid procrastination tendencies

DEAR HARRIETTE: I’m going into my senior year of high school, and I’m scared about all the stuff on my plate. On top of college applications, I’m enrolled in five A.P. courses, doing two internships and am an officer of four clubs. It’s a lot.

In 1793, President George Washington laid the cornerstone for the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C.

Before Clinton Economic Development Authority Director Roland Mower was hired, he told the local search committee it would take two to three years of work before it could start seeing results.

Words of wisdom during troubled times

How easy it is, in times of ease, for us to become dependent on “ our routines, on the established order of our day-to-day existence, to carry us along." These words greeted subscribers to the monthly spiritual magazine Magnificat 20 years ago, on the morning after the 9/11 attacks on the United States.

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