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Time for part-time!

You know why nothing gets done in Lansing? You know why nothing ever really changes in that nest of vipers? It's because of us. Yes, 'We the People' are to blame. We're suckers and the Lansing politicians know we're suckers....more >>

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Wouldn't it be great if we all minded our own business?

"Whenever A annoys or injures B on the pretense of improving or saving X, A is a scoundrel." H.L. Mencken Much like the late John Lennon, I too am a dreamer. But instead of dreaming about a filthy, hippy-dippy Marxist Utopia where nobody owns property and everybody spends hours in drum circles, I dream about a world where everybody minds their own business and leaves each other alone....more >>

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A few words about my friend Helen

My wife is fond of saying that Helen Smith is who she wants to be when she grows up. If more people had this goal, surely this sad old world would be a much better place. A world filled with Helen Smiths would be fiercely independent, loyal to the core, kind and generous to all, smart as hell, tough as nails, hard-working, fair-minded, dignified, humble, brave and above all, honest in word and deed....more >>

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Buy local unless you can save a buck and get a free cart, then forget local

The Oxford Village Council is full of hypocrites well, at least three-fifths of it is. Last week, I watched the council screw over a local business by picking a national trash hauler, Republic Services, to serve village households for the next five years beginning Sept....more >>

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Respect the law and your neighbors; save fireworks for the Fourth of July

You can tell the Fourth of July is drawing near because peaceful summer nights are once again being disturbed by fireworks explosions generated by self-centered cretins. Now, if people want to literally light their money on fire by purchasing overpriced fireworks, that's fine with me....more >>

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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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