Editorials

Op eds, opinions, compilations.

Drew Pooters: Christopher Newsom murder case

I HAVE BEEN READING about the update charges of a Grand Jury in the Channon Christian/Christopher Newsom murder case (a 2007 horror if there ever was one in TN) and I was struck by the defense’s logic (or lack thereof) in asking that the first defendant NOT be given the death penalty (never mind the…

Dr. Jim Garrow: The Curious And The Bold

The Curious And The Bold: Yesterday I was recording voice overs with a producer in a very popular bookstore/restaurant combination in Guelph, Canada. We noted a very curious gentleman who sat at a table close by and being bold ended up kneeling on the floor next to us and chatting. During the off and on…

Dr. Jim Garrow: Oriental Stuff

Oriental Stuff: As many of us know there are circles of influence around the world and America has had the privilege of being one of the countries with a vast reach across the planet and great presence. Of late our stature as a nation took some very real hits but the voters set the ship…

Dr. Jim Garrow: Marking The Territory

Marking The Territory: Most of us who have owned dogs or had the advantage of watching their habits over time, know that certain things are done instinctively as messages from girl dogs to guy dogs, guy dogs to girl dogs or guy dogs to guy dogs. Some of the things that dogs do are for…