Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA

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Updated Feb 25, 2015 at 9:46 AM

The way I see it, we have two choices.We can set up our economic system so that every able-bodied person who wants to work hard can succeed.Or we can keep wages so low that many full-time workers will need government subsidies to help them pay for things like food, rent and medical care.What we should not do is take away help from low-wage workers without first fixing the system that makes the help necessary.

Updated Feb 24, 2015 at 3:34 PM

My brother, Sean, was spoiled for his birthday with a sibling lunch date and cake with family, but that wasn't the end of it.

Updated Feb 19, 2015 at 10:12 AM

The great thing about a 10-year plan is that there are so few things that are truly impossible.In 10 years I could go from only playing golf a couple of times a year to becoming the top golfer on the Champions Tour.

Updated Feb 17, 2015 at 11:17 AM

We live in a society where everybody wants you to do something or believe in something just because someone tells you to.

Updated Feb 10, 2015 at 12:03 PM

February may be the shortest month, but in some ways it's also the busiest month.

Updated Feb 9, 2015 at 10:04 AM

A friend asked me last week how I would rank the Obama administration in comparison to the other presidencies of U.S. history. He finished his query by adding, “Would he be last?” I will ignore his follow-up comment and focus on some...

Updated Feb 4, 2015 at 10:25 AM

What is wrong with us?Vaccinations have as much business in the political arena as a rotund rodent has being trusted for a 42-day weather forecast.

Updated Feb 3, 2015 at 12:56 PM

First and foremost, my condolences go out to the Seahawks fans after “the loss that should never have come” debacle known as the Superbowl of 2015.

Updated Jan 27, 2015 at 10:14 AM

Over the weekend I attended the installation dinner for the Maplewood Fire and Rescue Company. Next on the list will be the Lake Ariel Volunteer Fire Company.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 9:32 AM

The pomp. The pageantry. The politics. The promises. The participants.

Updated Jan 20, 2015 at 12:19 PM

It's very fitting that my column runs today, being that my favorite animal is celebrated.

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