Guest columnists

February 22, 2012

Layoff talk sidestepped in outsourcing

Private companies are doing more and more of the work once performed by state employees, and Gov. Bobby Jindal is proposing new rounds of privatization in […]
February 22, 2012

No one should be forced to act against his conscience

A question arises from the recent controversy between President Obama and the Catholic Church that aches for an answer: If Catholic institutions have a right to […]
February 22, 2012

Are those spiritual emails you’re reading really real?

I receive many e-mail messages from friends and relatives containing beautiful scenery and spiritual messages, PowerPoint presentations that lift our spirits. I review them and if […]
February 28, 2012

Friends … and Shell

“Friends … and Shell,” second-hour U.S. history class began predictably each day. It wasn’t that Mr. Wesley Miller didn’t consider me a friend. Truth be told, […]