Posted on September 22, 2014
Feeling safe today?
A former U.S. Army sniper breached White House security over the weekend. Afghan troops have landed in Massachusetts and gone missing. Congress and President Barack Obama are moving ahead to train and equip some of the Hatfileds and McCoys in Syria whom we are promised will take on the Islamic State, which wants us all to die.
The Washington Post reports today that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has been so decimated by turnover and poor morale in recent months and years that it struggles to stay ahead of a range of emerging threats, including potential terrorist strikes and cyberattacks.
Masterson focuses on courage and human rights in address to his final graduating class of Boise PD recruits
Posted on September 12, 2014
Boise Police Chief Mike Masterson chose the themes of courage and defending human rights in an address to the final graduating class of police recruits he will oversee before his retirement.
Posted by Robert Ehlert on September 10, 2014
Exactly 13 years ago today, on Sept. 10, 2001, the United States was blissfully marking time in a relative phase of innocence during our then 225-year history.
Posted on September 7, 2014
I love the new speed limit on rural interstate highways and wherever else I find it. In fact, I love it so much, I would be willing to drive out of my way around several Western states, countries and continents just to end up in a speed zone where I could watch the needle lock on to that big 8-0.
Posted by Robert Ehlert on August 12, 2014
Surely, if Robin Williams and Mrs. Doubtfire had stayed in touch she could have braved the ogling bus driver and hopped a ride over the Golden Gate Bridge to share a cup of tea in Tiburon.
Posted on August 11, 2014
The summer of 2014 has had no shortage of news, much of it troubling. We have been observing so many dire events especially on the world front we on the Opinions Page are curious how you rank the stories.
Posted on August 6, 2014
In addition to everything else that we ask Capitol Boulevard to do, to be and to transport can we also ask it to be a main arterial bike lane delivering North-South traffic through the downtown Boise area?