Rushville Republican

Opinion

Opinion
  • Barada: Be positive, have positive outcomes

    The famous industrialist Henry Ford once said: “Whether you think you can, or think you can’t, you’re right.” While this short simple sentence may seem a little odd, it contains more truth than most realize. That simple sentence has to do with what some call the power of positive thinking.

    March 19, 2013

  • Messer: Control spending sensibly

    When it comes to the sequester, President Obama is putting politics first. The President claims that sequester cuts would be “draconian,” creating major disruptions in everything from air travel to public safety to food inspections.

    March 13, 2013

  • Economy calls for caution

    Dear Editor:
    Few Hoosiers read the financial pages because the information presented seems complex, pessimistic, or occasionally too optimistic.

    March 13, 2013

  • Barada: Opportunity School is a great idea

    A recent news release appeared in this paper that could have far reaching educational benefits for young people in Rush County.

    March 12, 2013

  • Barada: Recalling the Battle of Iwo Jima

    Just a little over 68 years ago, on Feb. 19, 1945, the Battle of Iwo Jima began and lasted for the next 36 days, until March 26, 1945.

    March 5, 2013

  • Only women should decide women’s issues

    Dear Editor:
    How’s this for a badly needed new law? Only female legislators should be allowed to vote on matters relating to women’s health and reproductive systems.

    March 5, 2013

  • Barada: Gun ownership comes with much responsibility

    A few weeks ago a buddy of mine, whom I sometimes refer to as “the great and powerful Oz,” but who is more commonly known as Norm Voiles, wrote a “Letter to the Editor” in support of Second Amendment gun rights.

    February 26, 2013

  • Energy assistance is available

    Dear Editor:
    Winter heating bills can be a hardship for individuals and families who are already struggling financially. This year, Duke Energy Indiana customers in need are receiving significantly more funds to help pay their electricity bills.

    February 26, 2013

  • In response to Barada’s recent column

    Dear Editor:
    I would also like to see the county grow, both in population and economically. However, the deck is stacked deeply against this.

    February 20, 2013

  • Barada: Youth sports should be about fun

    I feel vindicated. There was a time when I was terribly afraid that Rush County was the only place where the parents of children involved in youth sports took it so seriously.

    February 19, 2013