Day: February 4, 2016

The Amethyst Initiative

by Ken Gorrell, Weirs Times Contributing Writer Inevitably in policy debates one side or the other compares the U.S. with Europe. From health care and insurance to passenger rail to taxes, Europeans are held up as either the example (usually by the Left) or counter-example (usually the Right). I’m not one who turns to the

EXPATRIATES AND EX-PATRIOTS

 by Mike Moffett  Weirs Times Columnist Sports bring people together—in many ways and in many places. I once saw a man wearing a Red Sox shirt in remote central Afghanistan, which was cause to connect and make a new friend. Orange County, California, is not quite as remote, but it’s still a good distance from

Back To Normal

Do you hear what I hear? It’s the most wonderful time of the year. For a little while anyway. Now that the primary in New Hampshire is almost here, it will be time to get back to normal. Nothing makes us more aware of this return to normalcy than when we sit down at night