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 […]

“Falsehood Flies and the Truth Comes Limping After”

“Falsehood Flies and the Truth Comes Limping After”

By Steve Post “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.” This ninth Commandment (eighth if you are Catholic) has been torn asunder in recent years—a victim of either the moral revolution or of pragmatism (whatever works is true) or both.  Postmodernism did no favors to the concept—favoring a malleable “truth” based upon individual […]

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 […]

Putting Safety First

Putting Safety First

Letter to the Editor As the owner of a successful construction company and a former professional football coach, safety has always been a top concern of mine. A safe workplace is enormously important to ensure the well-being and productivity of all workers. This being said, in the construction industry, injuries can and do occur on […]