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 […]

Tallahassee Democrat Injects Jesus into Illegal Immigration Debate

Tallahassee Democrat Injects Jesus into Illegal Immigration Debate

On Saturday the editorial board of the Gannett owned Tallahassee Democrat decided it was appropriate to inject Jesus into to the debate over illegal immigration. In reaching this decision, the board graced its opinion page with a political cartoon depicting an ICE agent arresting Jesus on orders from President Donald Trump. The cartoon read, “Thirty-Three […]

Stronger Churches, More Faithful Witness

Stronger Churches, More Faithful Witness

By Michael W. Petty, St. Peter’s Anglican Cathedral By all measures, American culture is becoming increasingly secular.  According to the Pew Research Center’s authoritative Religious Landscape Survey, 22.8% of Americans now identify themselves as having no religion at all (they are often designated as “nones”).  Many observers of American Christianity now say that we now […]

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 […]