Northern Express - Other Opinions http://www.northernexpress.com/michigan/articles.sec-150-1-other-opinions.html <![CDATA[Busy City - ]]> <![CDATA[A Closer Look At School Funding - ]]> <![CDATA[Nuclear Nightmares - ]]> <![CDATA[Nobody Learned A Thing - ]]> <![CDATA[Crossed - A Local Pastor And A Local Atheist Debate Contraceptive Coverage - A Violation Of Religious Freedom? ]]> Female circumcision, valued in a handful of cultures, is considered unnecessary and immoral by many. Imagine a progressive business owner being required to provide insurance covering the cost of such a procedure.]]> <![CDATA[Indefensible - ]]> <![CDATA[The Tax Code Blues - ]]> <![CDATA[Not Easy Being A Voter In 2016 - ]]> <![CDATA[Never an Encouraging Word - ]]> <![CDATA[The Return Of The Big Brother - ]]> <![CDATA[A Brief Review - ]]> <![CDATA[Us Vs. Them - ]]> Who’s to blame? They are. And they aren’t us. That’s the distilled message we’re getting from presidential campaigns. Create a problem, identify villains, blame them for everything. Unfortunately, it is a political infection that has spread to debates on local issues, too. Our intrepid presidential candidates have certainly chosen different targets...

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<![CDATA[North Korea’s War Talk - ]]> My first experience with North Korea was during my initial tour as a diplomat in far away Botswana. North Korea had been invited to participate in a national trade fair with other nations, but when I walked into its pavilion, all that was on display was anti-American propaganda. I asked the North Koreans to explain why. Without a word, one of the North Koreans charged at me with a cricket bat.]]> <![CDATA[CROSSED: Did Jesus actually exist? - A Local Pastor and a Local Atheist Debate]]> Almost fifty years ago, my grandmother taught me this prayer. Recently I mentioned it in a sermon. Most knew the prayer. How could this be? They didn’t know my grandmother; she didn’t know them. They must have learned the prayer somewhere else, perhaps their grandmothers.]]> <![CDATA[TCAPs’ Sinking Ship - ]]> <![CDATA[The Imaginary Trump Voter - ]]> <![CDATA[No Revolutionaries - ]]> <![CDATA[The Next Generation: Really? - ]]> <![CDATA[Snyder — Pure Indifference - ]]> <![CDATA[Biting the Apple - ]]>