Author: R.V. Scheide

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God bless Colin Kaepernick! I’d almost given up on watching the San Francisco 49ers this year when the former starting quarterback sparked a national uproar by refusing to stand during “The Star-Spangled Banner” at...

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Rani Moore doesn’t want random men using the ladies’ room. She doesn’t want boys and girls sharing  locker rooms in K-12 schools. She doesn’t want you to pretend she’s a woman. All she wants...

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The conundrum facing the political outsider is that in order to effect political change, you have to become a political insider. Jerome Venus, as outside a Shasta County supervisor candidate as you’re likely to...

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Sometimes, I wish I could be more like Ferdinand the bull. You remember Ferdinand, right? The character in Munro Leaf’s children’s story who preferred to spend his time in the field smelling the flowers...