Opinion Archive

JIM CREES: Whatsoever you do …

JIM CREES: Whatsoever you do …

So, the folks at FOX & Friends continue their fear-mongering with regard to the “hordes” of potential illegal immigrants amassing at the border and preparing to wreak doom and destruction on this nation. Woe is us. Woe. These “illegals” are not only draining our nation of (fill in your blank), they are most certainly milking […]

JIM CREES: Ebola! Oh my God! Ebola!

JIM CREES: Ebola! Oh my God! Ebola!

If there is anything the fringe GOP wing can be proud of it is unfettered access to a few medical doctors. There are a bunch of them — Rep. Phil Gingrey, Rep. John Fleming, Rep. Charles Boustany, even Michigan’s Rep. Dan Benishek. And that is to name just a few. Since much of the Republican […]

JACK SPENCER: News media mishandles this story

JACK SPENCER: News media mishandles this story

Ohio has recently jumped ahead of Michigan in the evaluation of wind energy. It has repealed a requirement that wind-generated electricity be produced in-state, created new regulations to prevent wind turbines from being built too close to homes and put its overall wind energy mandate on hold until further study of it takes place. Not […]

JIM CREES: The evil of Executive Orders

JIM CREES: The evil of Executive Orders

It really does amaze me. Seriously. I’m stunned at the silliness, and shortness of both memory and vision being demonstrated by some of the GOP leadership of late. House Speaker John Boehner wants to sue President Obama while an incredible number of Republicans see impeachment of the president as almost inevitable. And why? Because President […]