In My Opinion
by Caroline Porter
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Special audits reveal administrative failings
Our continued quest for Presidential mediocrity
Friendship trumps politics
Presidential primaries rock!
You might be a redneck if...
Economic crisis intertwined with Iraq War
Team Clinton self-destructs
Iowa and New Hampshire: who cares but the media?
Honesty does not pay: County Board
become a reward
Hillary energizes the neanderthals
]The hazards of too much power and too much testosterone
Railroad Days and Galesburg's railroad heritage
State's Attorney John Pepmeyer working in a hostile workplace
GREDA isn't the only economic development show in town
My life with da Bears, da Ditka, da Lovey and da Porter
We are women -- hear us roar
Voters should elect County Board Chairperson
That was the week that was...
Another Republican thinks he's above the law
Mark Foley gives alcoholics and gays a bad name
9-11, Five years later
Do you know how to spell "zephyr," notes on the 17th anniversary
Dana, we'll miss you
Spring break for the older set
Local AFSCME local needs new leadership
Message to legislators meddling with smokers: butt out!
Good-bye O.T.'s: Nothing ever stays the same
Pharmacy discrimination: another slap at women's rights
Overseas war easier to ignore
County board organization: more options than you think
Where are those big, shiny apples?
The Hallberg affair: enough already
YMCA does the right thing
We’re glad Boy Scouts doing well without United Way
Entrance exams could have kept me out of Knox College
Has economic development been good for you?
Teen-age babysitters plenty old enough to be accountable
God save us from religious McCarthyism
Main Street project not Wilson's to own
Going postal on N. Henderson St.
Fake Wolf Covered Bridge not very significant
Please don't dial the zip code
My tribute to Shirley Chisholm
Galesburg wows NYC -- and vice versa
How do you get to Carnegie Hall?
When did we stop talking to each other?
I hope we never just "get over it."
County Board tosses hot potato to new Nursing Home administrator
Memories of Christmas past
No winners in the presidential election
Galesburg cultural offerings should be a plus for economic development
Can't weather the Red Storm
George Bush's broken record
How much do you know about county government?
Hand me my Uzi, I'm lookin' fer a rabbit
Hello Charley: a hurricane diary
Label me liberal
Too much mediocrity in our candidates
The Lake Storey campground: tourism at its best
Property tax assessments over the hill and on the way down
1989 & 1990 were big news years
Your home's on the web and needs to be fixed up
We've achieved... mediocrity
Private Bridge and Toll Booth Thrive in Missouri
Setting Priorities For Our Vast Resources
If I were on "Meet the Press"
Dan Hynes is the man for Senate
I wish "gay" still meant "happy."
Concerned citizens, start your engines
"Extreme makeover" doesn't fix personalities
And that strong economy would be... where?
Notes from the hinterland
We have seen crooked politicians -- and they are us
Grey Panthers rise again
Where were you?
Martha Stewart a victim of bad politics
The Terry Schiavo case: Ghouls on the loose in Florida
Get it in Galesburg?" Try Macomb
Dick Burgland launched this Democrat's career
A new commandment for the military, "Thou shalt not be sitting ducks."
Gov. Blagojevich unites the whiners
Lutherans on the move
Local adjuster deals with aftermath of Missouri tornadoes
Suggested prerequisite for journalists - a run for political office
Some thing Wong
Knox County's version of "Who's on First?"
We laugh to keep from crying
The Marc Wong affair
Bushs silent war against women
Burdette Stegall: one of a kind
Rally 'round for peace on Sunday afternoon
Is our county administrator worth it?
The Inaugural Was a Ball
My New year's Resolutions for 2003
Oh, what fun it is tonight...
An Aries with attitude
Hootie and the Blowhards
Courthouse issue getting "spacey"
In support of teve Buck
Politics: behind the scenes
Community betrayed by Maytag
A white tornado named Sally Blodgett
Balancing the county budget by sacrificing jobs and service
Let the presses roll
Bush is fear-mongering
What does Head Start really want?
70 years of marriage -- to the same people
It smells a lot better in Iowa
Wal-mart pays everyone but employees
Overpopulation breeds terrorism and disease
A welcome change of life
Dick Bishop sighted in Florida
It's time for a little Railroad Days history
Knox grads do contribute locally
Here's to the ''youth revolution''
Lazy, hazy days of summers gone by
Ed and Dale keeping pace
A new theory that ain't new
Elusive Mideast peace
Downtown takes another hit
The Myth Of The ''Fabulous'' Fifties
The nitty-gritty of patriotism
The farm bill
Rich farmers lap up welfare
And the winner is...
A sloth's guide to sightseeing
On being a thread between two lives
Andrea Yates makes me mad
It's time to give back to the United Way
What on earth?
Domestic violence is a national pastime
Don't put me in one of your crummy categories
Once a gopher, always a gopher
Nursing home shortfall: this is news?
Local couple makes a difference
Thanksgiving: can we handle it?
Ma Bell lives again
Who should we fear most? ''Straights'' or ''gays?''
It's hell to get old
What you can do for your country
Women of the Taliban
September 11: What do we do now
Galesburg couple quits the rat race
Reagan's not worthy of Galesburg recognition
They're picking on Paul Mangieri
Galesburg drivers use imagination, patience
Local author tells tale of Alamo scouts
Railroad Days approaching the Third rail
Knox County doesn't own the Orpheum
Orpheum theatre not just a building
California, here we come
The drive to revive
Winning the battle without firing a shot
God, save us from the bullies
Some thoughts on Timothy McVeigh
Motherhood: an emotional roller coaster
Being right means never having to say you're sorry
Family memories of Galesburg and Knox College
, parts I and II.
Don't pillory Hillary
Ten top reasons for the stock market crash
Too many guns: what's the matter with us
Galesburger's fall for big business rip-off.
The life of an exchange student.
Methinks thou doth protest too much.
Greetings from "Chad Country."
Heaven help the "surrendered woman."
A better way to die: hospice care in the area.
Hey good lookin', what ya got cookin'?
Democracy gets no rest: townships to caucus.
2000 & 2001 are science fiction years.
Yessireee, when I was a kid, the weather was a lot worse
Bush's delaying tactics work
County Board gets a woman's touch
Machine counts are fast -- but not necessarily accurate
Resolved: the Electoral College should be abolished
Not going to vote
A women's work is never done
Al Gore sets record as VP
Local podiatrist suffers from post polio syndrome
Don Moffitt's not as nice as you think
The Chamber of Commerce has lost me
Decommissioning city of Galesburg boards and commissions
Substitute teaching not good enough background
Bill Clinton knows how to rally the troops
There's something about pigs
Qualifications the key in Circuit Clerk race
Kids and sports
Wimbledon: a place where you don't want love
Labor unions become fat cats
Time to get rid of the death penalty
A shoot-em-up at the ol' courthouse
Bring back the mental institutions
Is there a difference between the Republicans and the Democrats
The League of Women Voters taught me a lot
Elian Gonzalez: violence begets violence
I'm the new Knox Co. Democratic Chair
Reminiscing about my Army days
Single parent families aren't all bad
Why vote in the primary?
Grandmas revel in girls basketball success
What's with this child support snafu?
Harrington Home: a county space solution
Those dirty birds
Who gives a hoot about Hooters?
A father's sacrifice.
Interview with the Sheriff.
Mark Baker's back.
Last updated May 27, 2008