Monday, October 20, 2014

My calculation shows that when a tax rate goes from 1.5 percent to 2 percent, the resulting .5 percent difference is a 33 percent tax increase.

Posted 54 minutes ago

Taylor’s assertions as to the ownership of the Ontwa Township sewage collection system are incorrect. His claims that the fines imposed by Elkhart are “illegal” and should not be paid are wrong.

Posted 1 hour ago

Cobus Creek has been shown to be an extraordinarily healthy creek. It seems to me a desperate attempt to try to use the media to send people into a panic on what is a non-issue.

Posted 2 hours ago
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Posted 2 hours ago

What will they try to tax next?

 A payday loan business in Phoenix.
Posted at 2:10 p.m.

Crusaders against such loans often make the interest rate charged seem even higher by quoting these interest rates in annual terms, even when the loan is actually repayable in a matter of weeks.

 Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Michelle Nunn, center right, with daughter Elizabeth, high-fives a voter as she participates in early voting at Fulton County's Adamsville Recreation Center on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Atlanta.  Nunn is running against Republican David Perdue.
Posted at 12:10 p.m.

Democrats can't win without a sufficient share of the white working-class vote.

Posted at 11:46 a.m.
 In this Oct. 16, 2014, file photo, released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Coast Guard Health Technician Nathan Wallenmeyer, left, and CBP supervisor Sam Ko conduct prescreening measures on a passenger, right, who arrived from Sierra Leone at O'Hare International Airport's Terminal 5 in Chicago. Officials recommend against travel to the West African nations of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, the epicenter of the epidemic.
Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.

If we dare, it makes exceptionally good sense to treat travelers from infected countries with exceptional scrutiny on this end of the trip.

 Democratic candidates James Lee Witt, left, and Mike Ross, right, watch former President Bill Clinton speak to the crowd during a rally at the train depot in his hometown of Hope, Ark., Saturday, Oct, 18, 2014. Clinton praised all of the democratic candidates up for election and touched on topics such as the Ebola and health care.
Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.

Time has a way of erasing memories and softening differences.

Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.
Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 1:07 p.m.

Word on the street has it that the individual who stole it traded it, or tried to trade it, for half an ounce of weed.

Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 1:02 p.m.

Nowhere in the Bible does it speak of no-fault divorce. Fallen man contrived no-fault divorce.

Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 12:56 p.m.

To the judges who are going against God’s law and allowing same-sex couples to live in sin, woe be unto them at the Great Judgment.

Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 12:49 p.m.
Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 12:39 p.m.
 Michelle Singletary

Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 12:03 p.m.
 The leaves change colors on Sunset Boulevard north of Bristol in this Elkhart Truth file photo.

Posted on Oct. 19, 2014 at 11:47 a.m.
 U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, left, and her challenger for the U.S. House seat, Joe Bock. Walorski is a Republican and Bock is a Democrat.
Posted on Oct. 18, 2014 at 10:09 p.m.
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