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Every once in a while a blind squirrel will find a nut and that is luckily what happened to me. A few weeks ago I had mentioned in my column to just dump Sam Bradford and eat his salary and move on. Get a big name QB with a big name and then draft a young quarterback to be mentored behind him.
By Tom Anselm
I have many blessings in my life, not the least of which is my wonderful wife and family. One of those blessings is be able to express my opinions every two weeks in this newspaper.
How about those new renderings of the stadium that is proposed for downtown St. Louis and the Rams? No matter how you feel about it financially, you have to admit that it is a beautiful stadium and that it would be a great addition to the St. Louis riverfront and skyline.
By Tom Anselm
Maybe it all started in the 1960s. It surely was a time of great domestic upheaval in the good old US of A. The Civil Rights movement was just beginning. People were being flushed down the streets of southern cities by fire hoses. A 14-year-old boy was beaten and hung in Mississippi. Medgar Evers, who worked for the NAACP, was murdered in his own driveway. Four little girls died from a firebomb when attending an Alabama church.
North County Churches Uniting Takes New Post-Ferguson Approach
By Rance Thomas
North County Churches Uniting for Racial Harmony and Justice (NCCU) has taken a different approach in dealing with the aftermath of the Michael Brown shooting, looting, and burning that occurred in Ferguson and Dellwood. Although it has participated in many meetings, forums, and prayer services in the City of Ferguson, St. Louis, Florissant, and North County, very little concrete action has occurred as a result of these events.
By Sandra Olmstead
As I make my predictions for who with win and who won’t in office pools, in social media forums, at the party, and privately during the Oscars’ telecast, I am always conscious of three factors in Oscar prediction that make it more a game of chance than an intellectual pursuit. The first challenge is that I have my favored and loathed among the nominations, which influences my guesses. Second, although the actual quality of one film above the other requires comparing apples to oranges, the nominees and the winners reflect only the majority opinion of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences members. The third challenge to predicting the winners is more complicated. The personal and business politics of who wins and the studios’ massive advertising campaigns both influence, or not, the voting of the Academy.« Previous Entries Next Entries »