To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Saturday, May 30, 2020

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Gary Edmondson

Gary Edmondson is chair of the Stephens County Democrats. He lives in Duncan, following a sporadic career as a small-town journalist, mostly in Texas, and as an editor of educational audio-visual materials. Some days he's a philosopher/poet, others a poet/philosopher.

Latest Articles

Half-A-Mind To Fail

BY GARY EDMONDSON  We’ve done OK since leaving our caves, save for our perverse propensity to try to eradicate each other. Even when resources are...

Can’t Tell The Candidates Without A Scorecard

BY GARY EDMONDSON My newspapering past lingers in my tendency to take notes while watching public performances. About three lifetimes ago, that note-taking led me to...

As To The Least, So To The Rest As Well

BY GARY EDMONDSON Forty-nine years ago, I sat on the fresh spring grass in Nacogdoches, TX, with alternating redbuds and dogwoods providing the purple and...

Taxing Time For Some; Others, Not So Much

BY GARY EDMONDSON Monday is the last day for Americans to submit their income taxes: write that check or daydream about that refund. One year in,...

House Dems Will Protect Trumpistas From Trump

BY GARY EDMONDSON Small children are ripped from their mothers’ arms and put in cages in the United States of America. But they’re not your kids....

The Bikers We Know

BY GARY EDMONDSON Well, the President of the United States has threatened the people of the United States who disagree with him with violence. As reported...

Double Standards On Racist Behavior

BY GARY EDMONDSON Childhood vacations saw us visit relatives in Jefferson and Stephens Counties. One such visit likely saved me from the stigma that has...

A Danger To Ourselves

BY GARY EDMONDSON The Republic of Kiribati, 226 square miles of Pacific islands, is buying land on Fiji to settle its 100,000 residents once rising...

The True Border Crisis

BY GARY EDMONDSON Every U.S. representative along the Mexican border opposes a wall. Most of the senators feel the same way. Nogales, AZ, residents protest razor...
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