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What would Christmas be without plastic surgery, dog parks, the Colony and the greatest gift of all?

What would Christmas be without plastic surgery, dog parks, the Colony and the greatest gift of all?

Watching the Colony over the past eight years is the equivalent of witnessing a roomful of schizophrenics dosed on LSD cavorting with attorneys in front of demented and often confused judges. But the bad trip is nearly over.

January 2, 2017 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

And so this is Christmas…

And so this is Christmas…

I love the American clichés about Christmas. The moral despondants always say, “What a sad, superficial event it has become— Christ has been stripped from Christmas and all that remains is an obese Santa fondling obese children at the mall.”

January 5, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Christmas Spirit? Bah-Humbug

Christmas Spirit? Bah-Humbug

I remember one Christmas when I lost my grip on reality and asked my helpmate if she wouldn’t like a little something from Victoria’s Secret. She allowed as how it might be a waste of money unless I planned to wear it.

January 5, 2016 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Do the wise men shop at the mall near Chick-fil-A?

Do the wise men shop at the mall near Chick-fil-A?

Has Christ has been stripped from Christmas and all that remains is an obese Santa fondling obese children at the mall?

January 5, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Stephen Reid | Read More »

Christmas Spirit? Bah-Humbug

Christmas Spirit? Bah-Humbug

I have never known a man who even claimed to have the slightest idea of what to get his wife for Christmas.

January 5, 2015 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

A Christmas Prayer

A Christmas Prayer

PETER O’CONNOR Staff Columnist oconnor@lbknews.com This edition of our newspaper should hit the streets during Christmas week. In my attempt to present timely as well as thoughtful material I thought that a Christmas prayer might be useful for all of us, non-Christians as well as Christians. I trust that most of you will find this […]

January 5, 2015 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

The gift of the Jews

The gift of the Jews

It is vitally important we recognize the importance of the Judeo-Christian gifts.

December 31, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

Or as we might say: Joyeux Noel, Feliz Navidad, Froehliche Weihnachte, Mele Kalikimaka, Nooaig shona Dhuit, Happy Hanukkah.

December 31, 2013 | Posted in Opinion | Read More »

Longboat Island Chapel’s Angel Tree benifits children

Longboat Island Chapel’s Angel Tree benifits children

The Longboat Island Chapel recently collected children’s Christmas gifts through its Angel Tree program. Cindy Kuehnel, Outreach Program chairperson was surrounded by 140 wrapped presents from congregation members who picked paper angel ornaments detailed with ages of children from the Chapel Christmas tree and replaced with gifts of toys for children of migrant workers through […]

December 16, 2013 | Posted in In the news, News Shorts, Top Box | Read More »

A holly jolly passive aggressive Christmas

A holly jolly passive aggressive Christmas

My suggestion is to give books designed to drive the recipient right up his Yule garlanded wall.

December 16, 2013 | Posted in Opinion, Tom Burgum | Read More »