Friday, December 19, 2014

Blue Eyes


Elkhart Ferguson March 1

People of color in America have years of history and personal experience that are their credentials to teach the rest of us about racial injustice, community blogger Rich Preheim says. That means white people must listen to them instead of arguing that they’re wrong.

Posted on Dec. 12, 2014 at 3:15 p.m.
Obama Immigration

If we’re going to have any chance of productively addressing our problems, we must first determine what we’re arguing about. Right now we’re speaking different languages, community blogger Rich Preheim says.

Posted on Dec. 2, 2014 at 12:00 p.m.
Sheriff Brad Rogers

Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers, who is seeking a second term, has associations with right-wing extremism that are cause for worry, community blogger Rich Preheim says.

Posted on Nov. 2, 2014 at 8:39 a.m.
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Posted on Oct. 17, 2014 at 1:36 p.m.

Native Americans have long been protesting the use of the word Redskins. As support for their cause builds, it’s high time we all start paying attention to them, community blogger Rich Preheim says.




Posted on Oct. 9, 2014 at 10:16 a.m.

While opponents may foretell doom, despair and destruction, allowing gays and lesbians to marry won’t lead to the fall of civilization in Indiana or elsewhere, community blogger Rich Preheim says.

Posted on Sept. 23, 2014 at 11:26 a.m.

Until all Christians – conservative and otherwise – can engage in respectful dialogue and pursue mutual understanding of one another’s beliefs regarding homosexuality, we’ll remain mired in rancor and division. And the world is watching.

Posted on Sept. 1, 2014 at 2:39 p.m.

Too many bicyclists ride facing traffic rather than with it. Not only is it illegal, it puts motorists as well as riders at risk.

Posted on Aug. 22, 2014 at 6:00 a.m.

Community blog: City officials have tried to explain away increased police activity after Cpl. Dustin Young was injured in the neighborhood. But the evidence points to police harassment.

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Rich Preheim
Rich Preheim lives in Elkhart, where he is a freelance writer and historian, ignores the mess in his office, roots for the Hoosier, listens to classic rock and still thinks he’ll play Major League Baseball.