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Revive the Militia Act of 1792 and make America safe again

By ALAN J. ORTBALS    2015 has turned out to be one murderous year. Baltimore has topped 300 murders for the first time since 1999. St. Louis passed last year’s lofty level a couple of months ago. And, in Chicago, a person is murdered every 17 hours. Most of these homicides are committed with guns. Nearly…

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By keeping to America’s ideals, no problem is too great to solve

By DENNIS GRUBAUGH    There was a time, not so long ago, when good vs. evil was personified by simple things we could understand.  Old Man Potter vs. the conscience of George Bailey, for instance. Or John Wayne vs. anyone in a black hat.    The world was certainly simpler then, and in many ways I wish…

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