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 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    October 20, 2021 

The Mark of the Beast

“Also it causes all, both small and great, both rich and poor, both free and slave, to be marked on the right hand or the forehead, so that no one can buy or sell unless he has the mark, that is, th...

 

Will You Trade Convenience for Control?

Talk of a cashless society has been around for decades, but the explosion of interest and participation in cryptocurrency markets, coupled with better and faster computing power, has moved such talks...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    October 6, 2021

Understanding the Shortages?

Perhaps you, like me, have gone shopping for a specific product recently, only to learn the store was out of stock with no indication as to when replenishment would take place. This is becoming...

 

Count the Cost

I wrote last week about increasing open discussion among commentators and pundits about attempting to find ways to peacefully split the U.S. into two or more new countries. The premise of the...

 

Is It Time to Part Ways?

Not very long ago, anyone speaking about the dissolution of the United States of America into smaller, independent nations was thought to be a fool, conspiracy theorist or stupid. But since 2016, and...

 

Is This The End?

I’m seeing things happen in America today that point to the end of the republic as envisioned by our founders. Collectivists have assumed control of the government, education system, media,...

 

The Message and Consequences

I’ll leave it to other pundits to speak about the utter ineptitude and disastrous incompetence demonstrated by American leaders in regards to Afghanistan. There will be investigations, hearings and...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    August 25, 2021

Channel the Outrage for Good

It’s difficult to write about events in Afghanistan because the situation is fluid. I write this column on weekends and with things in Kabul changing on a daily basis, the news we all get is ever...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    August 18, 2021

The Graveyard of Empires

I was 14 when Saigon fell, old enough to remember pictures of desperate people crawling over one another as they tried to reach American helicopters evacuating people from city rooftops when...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    August 11, 2021

Slavery Is Ongoing

Americans like to say we did away with slavery in the 1860s. This is false. Before I present some facts I suspect many readers are not aware of, I state unequivocally that slavery is evil,...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    August 4, 2021

Thoughts on COVID and Death

As the media teams with government officials to whip up panic about the latest Delta variant of Covid, new data was released over the weekend that indicates the hype is overblown. CDC and state Covid...

 
 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...

 

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