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Ralph Ginorio

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Updated 1 year, 10 months ago

OPINION: One fine year together

Just over one year ago, Editor Mike Patrick took a chance on this untried new columnist. For the first six months …

Updated 1 year, 10 months ago
OPINION: No to the Belt and Road Initiative in Hayden

There is a plan afoot to develop land for storage units at the Coeur d’Alene Airport/Pappy Boyington Field, in Hayden. On the surface, this seems like a health…

Updated 1 year, 11 months ago
OPINION: Beguiled and ensorceled

For me, few books are as important as J. R. R. Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings”. Written by a WW I veteran, Oxford language professor, devout Catholic, and lover …

Updated 1 year, 11 months ago
OPINION: When the chips are down

When the chips are down, who will we be? Are the skeptics correct that any civilized people are only a few missed meals away from anarchy? Are we really just…

Updated 1 year, 11 months ago
OPINION: The true racists

Here and around the nation, teachers are being re-educated to recognize systemic racism as never before. Mandatory Diversity/Equity/Inclusiveness trainings rev…

Updated 1 year, 11 months ago
OPINION: Our truest identity

Who are we each, really? This basic question of identity has beguiled us as individual human beings since the beginning.

Updated 2 years ago
OPINION: But the levy was dry

Coeur d'Alene School District will ask voters, through an Aug. 30 levy, for additional monies for ailing facilities.

Updated 2 years ago
OPINION: A woman of her time

Patricia Ann was a woman of her time. Conceived before the Japanese Sneak Attack on Pearl Harbor, she was born 80 years ago next month, between the Battles of …

Updated 2 years ago
Opinion: By their fruits ye shall know them

"You will know them by their fruits." Matthew, 7:16 RSV

Updated 2 years ago
Opinion: Tolerance vs. normalization

June 11’s “Pride in the Park” was largely a peaceable celebration of the participants' beliefs.

Updated 2 years ago
Opinion: Passion is not proof

So, the president demands that we disarm because insane people criminally use guns.

Updated 2 years ago
Opinion: Primary postmortem

Keep Right for May 27

Updated 2 years, 1 month ago
Opinion: Life and choice

"My body, my choice" is the rallying cry for pro-abortion activists.

Updated 2 years, 1 month ago
Opinion: Lawmaking returned to the Legislature

In their landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision, the U.S. Supreme Court took into its own hands the power to make abortion-on-demand the law of the land.

Updated 2 years, 1 month ago
Opinion: Please, awaken me!

I seem to be descending into a nightmare.