Day: February 8, 2017

Ukraine—Europe’s Forgotten Conflict

by John J. Metzler Weirs Times Contributing Writer UNITED NATIONS -The rumble of artillery and the cracks of Kalashnikovs shatter the Winter chill. The refugees, the displaced and the injured have become part of the broken landscape which reflects the agony of previous battles. Yet the wider silence is broken by the unwavering voices who

You Have No Idea

I hate to admit it, but I am at a loss about what to write in this week’s column. I’m sitting here at a local sandwich shop eating a turkey sub / hoagie / grinder / hero (to cover bases of all those who are strong supporters of politically correct sandwich names), yellow note pad