National and worldwide events dominate the front pages of this paper, but editorial opinions are a quick eye opener for local newsworthy issues. Some of my comments have appeared in this Opinion section over years past; some provoked adverse opinions from readers, and some were supported.
It's past time that I send this note of appreciation for Mr. Chris Wille and staff, who are tested daily to cover political, scientific and religious issues that attract a broad readership.
This Opinion page is my tool to monitor the issues, in a paper courageous enough to recently print the Ten Commandments, part of the Bill of Rights, and those who write with a Jewish, Christian, or unbeliever's perspective.
My choice to be a permanent resident of the Bradenton/Palmetto area has been confirmed over many years to this day, as the Herald continues to be a reminder that our world isn't stagnant.
Opinions, the comics and crossword puzzles are my daily sop, better than a pacifier at my age.