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Let the de-Skillingization begin!

This column is dedicated to all those residents, students, parents, teachers, administrators and ex-employees who suffered during the tyrannical reign of Oxford Superintendent William Skilling....more >>

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Am I my brother's keeper?

"Am I my brother's keeper?" In the biblical story of Cain and Abel, that was the question the former asked in response to God's inquiry as to the latter's whereabouts. Cain asked the question as part of an attempt to cover his tracks after murdering his brother....more >>

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Proposal 1 is about politics and greed, not roads

Stop me if you've heard this one before . . . A guy goes to the hospital to have a vasectomy. But the doctors can't agree on which technique to use and they all want to pad their bills because the new BMW's are in....more >>
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Chinese investors purchase Leader, big changes in store

A group of private investors from the People's Republic of China has successfully negotiated a deal with Sherman Publications, Inc. to purchase the Oxford Leader for an undisclosed amount....more >>

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Deer camp, here I come!

"I long for my camp, my whiskey, and my chance to let the farting bird dogs out to take a dump." P.J. O'Rourke As I sit here and write this column, my mind is already somewhere else....more >>

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Making a deal with the Devil

"The Devil went down to Georgia, he was lookin' for a soul to steal. He was in a bind 'cause he was way behind. He was willing to make a deal." Musician Charlie Daniels It's rather sad and unsettling that just as some well-respected American universities are finally ridding their campuses of Chinese influence, the Oxford school district is poised to expand it here by potentially giving the Weiming Education Group a place to build a brick-and-mortar base of operations....more >>
September 10, 2014

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Say 'yes' to ridding the world of 'no'

"There could hardly be a more unbearable and more irrational world than one in which the most eminent specialists in each field were allowed to proceed unchecked with the realization of their ideals....more >>
September 03, 2014

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Hey, hey! Ho, ho! Oh, no!

It's been 15 years since I graduated from the University of Michigan and believe it or not, there's a lot I still miss about living in the People's Republic of Ann Arbor. My tobacco shop....more >>
August 06, 2014

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The Honeycrisp Cafe opens

Atlas Twp.-Just before the noon lunch rush, Charlie Burt ran out of lettuce used to construct one of his classic sandwiches. "I went out to the garden and cut some lettuce from our garden," said Burt, a 2008 Goodrich High School graduate....more >>
July 09, 2014

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Here's to life, liberty and the protection of property

"It is not a little disquieting to realize that in private property there survives the last domain of privacy of any kind. Every other wall has been overthrown." "Ideas Have Consequences" by Richard M....more >>
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