In the Arena: William F. Buckley and Civil Discourse

In the Arena:  William F. Buckley and Civil Discourse

In the late 1960s as a teenager I lived in the small city of Olean, New York, located in Cattaraugus County.  Olean was in the western tier of New York and located on the Allegheny River just north of the Pennsylvania border. Olean, when I lived there, had a population of 19,000.  Currently the population […]

In the Arena: Should the President be Impeached?

In the Arena: Should the President be Impeached?

The reason for impeaching a President is specifically stated in Article II, Section 4, of the Constitution: “The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.” On 17 May 2018 the acting Attorney […]

In the Arena: Are Legacy Newspapers in Hospice?

In the Arena:  Are Legacy Newspapers in Hospice?

The current President of the United States has a very strong ability to discern weakness in long-unchallenged institutions.  For example, the President often attacks the news media as “dangerous and sick”.  He has stated the news media are the “enemy of the people”. This column will explain why the President feels both comfortable and safe […]

In the Arena: Maddox’s Future

In the Arena: Maddox’s Future

Detectives use inductive and deductive reasoning to draw conclusions.  Deductive reasoning is where you can use general truths to draw specific conclusions.  In the case of Scott Maddox there are some deductions we can make. The Department of Justice Public Integrity Section is in charge of indicting public official criminal behavior.  They have a good […]

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