Tyranny marked by silenced dissent

By Tibor Machan: FNM columnist When people voice fear of the American government, they are often accused of being irrational or paranoid. But there are good reasons not to dismiss such concerns under current circumstances. When society is considered a collective, those who see themselves as its leaders can quite easily slip into a mode […]

Dixie Chicks remind us of right to dissent

By Clyde Davis: CNJ Columnist It began in a manner innocent enough. I was finally to the last stage of the bathroom painting project, which is a piece of the entire bathroom redecorating project, and was listening to one of my Father’s Day presents on the CD boombox player. This present, the new Dixie Chicks […]

Merged schools may not be as effective

CNJ Readers I am pleased to have my daughter in her third year at Lincoln Jackson Arts Academy. I support the arts-infused education provided by LJAA and would be glad to see that same education provided to any interested child. That said, I’m concerned about the proposed merger with Bella Vista Elementary. First, LJAA has […]