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 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    July 28, 2021 

Follow The Science

A mantra recited often since the beginning of the Covid-19 outbreak is “follow the science.” Sadly, science has become politicized like nearly everything else these days, and the exhortation to...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    July 21, 2021

Resistence Must Begin at the Local Level

Warning: this column contains references to sexual content some may find offensive. The Sidney School Board recently voted unanimously to reject the Nebraska Board of Education’s proposed Health...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    July 14, 2021

The Beginning of the Final Frontier

On Sunday morning, Richard Branson became the first billionaire in space when he rode Virgin Galactic Space Ship Unity to an altitude of approximately 53 miles, beating out private-sector spacefaring...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    July 7, 2021

Innovative Economic Development Strategy Works

My column in these pages has been missing the last three weeks because my wife and I took a road trip to Virginia Beach to see our children, whom we’ve not seen in nearly two years. Our travels...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    June 16, 2021

Just For The Hail of It

I was talking with someone about the weather recently on a day ending with “Y”, which means such conversation is a daily occurrence for me. The person noted I’d been in the weather business 42...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    June 9, 2021

Why I Oppose Abortion

You’ll be hard pressed to find someone more pro-life than I am. The wholesale slaughter of unborn children in our country is morally reprehensible and needs to stop. As a reader of my columns, you d...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    June 2, 2021

Made in China

In case you haven’t seen any news in the last two weeks, the notion that the Covid-19 virus escaped from a virus research laboratory in Wuhan, China, is no longer a fever dream only found in...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    May 26, 2021

Dan's Weather Group

For readers unfamiliar with my professional background, I was a TV/radio meteorologist for 25 years from 1979 until 2004. During that time, I did side gigs as a forensic meteorologist and assistant fi...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    May 19, 2021

Disclosure is Coming

I’ve written about the subject of unidentified aerial phenomena (UAP) once before in this paper, and I don’t want to give the impression it’s a subject I’m obsessed with. But I have become...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    May 12, 2021

A Time for Hope

Sunday was confirmation day at one of the churches I co-pastor. Six young people stood before the congregation to denounce Satan, recite scripture, profess faith in Jesus Christ and join the church....

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    May 5, 2021

What's Happening in Policing?

Police are being scrutinized, vilified and persecuted with intensity I don’t recall seeing before in my lifetime. The media have crafted a narrative that would have us believe cops are on the hunt...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    April 28, 2021

Biden Announces Path to Destruction

President Joe Biden last week announced America will cut carbon emissions in the U.S. By 50 percent before the end of 2030. His comments drew thunderous applause from globalist leaders attending a...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    April 21, 2021

Are We Being Visited?

Until recently, to even mention you had seen a U.F.O. got you public and private ridicule and branded as some tinfoil-hat-wearing lunatic who read too many comic books and watched too many science...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    April 14, 2021

Shining Truth on Lies

President Biden last week unveiled a number of executive orders he says will begin his effort to institute “common sense” gun regulations. In reality, his orders will do nothing to stop criminals...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    April 7, 2021

'30 x 30' Examined

On January 27 of this year, President Joe Biden signed an executive order called “Tackling the Climate Crisis at Home and Abroad.” You can read it online, but direct your attention to Section 216...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    March 31, 2021

The Coming War on Rural America

Last week we had yet another indication the Biden administration is woefully ignorant about life in rural America. Pete Buttigieg, the new U.S. Transportation Secretary, expressed support for a new...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    March 24, 2021

Is the Second Amendment a God-given Right? Part 2

I last week pointed out Bible passages endorsing our right to self-defense. Critics will point out guns are not mentioned in the Bible. True. They also are not mentioned in the Second Amendment,...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    March 17, 2021

Is the Second Amendment a God-given Right?

Americans' right to keep and bear arms is under assault. New anti-gun bills were introduced last week that would mandate background checks whenever a gun is sold or given to someone, outlaw so-called...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    March 10, 2021

You Have a Story

I’ve written two books. Non-fiction “Trophy Bucks in Any Weather” on how weather affects animals in 2008 through a major publisher of outdoors-themed books, and my self-published novel “Specie...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    March 3, 2021

The Climate Fiasco - Part 2

As I said last week, I won’t dispute the global temperature has increased slightly in recent years. The climate has always changed and always will be. What is disputed by many atmospheric...

 

The Climate Fiasco - Part 1

Global temperatures are getting warmer. For that reason, a climate crisis has been declared. John Kerry, the Biden administration’s “climate tsar,” says we have only nine years to stop a global...

 

Here Comes Gun Control

Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) has introduced legislation that could have a huge impact on gun owners. House Resolution 127 (HR 127), also known as the Sabika Sheikh Firearm Licensing and...

 

What Can We Do

I know my columns haven’t been cheerful in recent weeks. It’s hard to see our country heading where we’d rather it not go. I was once in a mentoring relationship with an accomplished CEO who...

 

You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet

Joe Biden began his presidency by issuing more executive orders in his 10 days than any other president in history during that time frame. As of this writing, 42 edicts from on high have been handed...

 

An Appeal to the Leyton School District

The ongoing conflict in the Leyton School District came to a head last week when the Superintendent of Schools was placed on paid administrative leave. I don't know the reason, nor do I need to. But...

 

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