Day: June 29, 2016

Zika, Rory, And The Olympics

 by Mike Moffett Weirs Times Columnist The Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics are only five weeks away. As always, the quadrennial extravaganza will feature a surfeit of sports drama—and more. Brazil provides a grand venue for the ultimate reality show to showcase the world’s finest athletes, along with compelling international rivalries and countless human interest

Day Of Reckoning

Well, it’s finally upon us. I never thought that I would see the day. If you have been living under a rock not only must you be very uncomfortable, but you also may not realize that next week is the big convention by the Flatlander Party to choose their candidate to run for governor. I

Iran Buying American Boeings

  by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS – It’s a deal! The Islamic Republic of Iran is set to buy 100 American made Boeing civilian airliners for a price tag near $25 billion. The sale which has been quietly in the works for some months now, can be directly linked to