Positively Speaking | Toby Moore: Memories my father gave me

As Gary Moore’s son, I had a unique vantage point to get to know my father in a way that almost nobody else could. He was a fantastic father!

Here’s a link to the column at the Southern Illinoisan.

Editorial: What do the Saudis have to hide regarding the 9/11 attacks?

Nearly 20 years after the most deadly foreign assault on U.S. soil, the American people still don’t have all the answers about whether the Saudi government assisted the mainly Saudi terrorists who planned and carried out the 9/11 attacks.

Here’s a link to the editorial at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Afghanistan was always Mission Impossible. Biden’s living in fantasyland with this endgame

President Biden has just sent combat forces back into Afghanistan to evacuate American civilians at the embassy and Afghans who have assisted us in the war effort. The 3,000 American forces will then presumably shoot their way out as they depart.

Here’s a link to the editorial at Fox News.

COVID vaccine mandates vs. personal freedom – here’s how to decide what’s right for you

My doctor has never mandated I do anything, ever. It’s one of the reasons I trust him so much.

Here’s a link to the editorial at Fox News.

Gary W. Moore: The importance of family traditions

Family traditions are meaningful to me. The older I get the more important it is to preserve these annual happenings in hope that they will be passed down through generations.

Here’s a link to the column at the Southern Illinoisan.

Column: That thin line between order and chaos in Chicago and other towns

There is a thin line in big cities like Chicago, New York, Detroit and Los Angeles and small towns too.

Here’s a link to the column at the Chicago Tribune.

Michael Goodwin: UNC clash over NY Times writer shows us what’s at stake for journalism’s future

A dispute over whether a New York Times writer should get tenure at the University of North Carolina would seem to be of little national importance.

Here’s a link to the editorial at Fox News.

Editorial: Census: 7th year of Illinois population loss and the worst yet

The Illinois population plummet is intensifying. Tuesday morning, new U.S. Census Bureau estimates reported a seventh straight year of losses — and this plunge is greater than the last six.

Here’s a link to the story at the Chicago Tribune.

As year of coronavirus nears its end, maintain hope and believe in triumph of human spirit

Coming to the end of 2020, many of us feel battered. Whether it’s politics, the coronavirus, the economy, or the lockdowns, there are ample reasons to be confused if not depressed.

Here’s a link to the editorial at Fox News.

Column: Bernie Sanders haunts the Biden-Harris ticket

The Plexiglas at Wednesday’s vice-presidential debate made for some strange reflections. Squint hard enough, and you might even have seen the ghostly image of the evening’s third, silent participant: Bernie Sanders.

Here’s a link to the column at Fox News.

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