Is it just me? Meeting Mr. Smith

ren’t true stories always the best? Are you good or bad with names? The class was asked yesterday morning at the end of a vigorous workout led by spin instructor Stephanie. It seems the older I get, the worse it is, I replied. To add insult to injury, when I went to the Web to verify the spelling of her name, her profile included these descrip…

Clarence Thomas exemplifies class

When U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas spoke at The University of Texas at Tyler, he spoke softly.

ISIL is deliberately trying to lure us in

What was the Islamic State thinking? We know it is sophisticated in its use of modern media. But what was the logic of propagating to the world videos of its beheadings of two Americans (and subsequently a Briton) — sure to inflame public opinion? There are two possible explanations.

Is it just me? Gross negligence?

BY NELSON CLYDE, cnciv@tylerpaper.com Have you ever noticed people in ministry frequently make a point with humor? Some members of the cloth could probably moonlight as stand-up comedians when they are not making their congregations giggle.

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Is it just me? Meeting Mr. Smith

ren’t true stories always the best? Are you good or bad with names? The class was asked yesterday morning at the end…

21 September 2014 [12:58 AM]
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Clarence Thomas exemplifies class

When U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas spoke at The University of Texas at Tyler, he spoke softly. He spoke without…

21 September 2014 [12:57 AM]
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Is it just me? Gross negligence?

BY NELSON CLYDE, cnciv@tylerpaper.com Have you ever noticed people in ministry frequently make a point with humor? Some members of the cloth…

19 September 2014 [07:23 PM]
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Mugs, Kilts and Route 66

“Coffee is a language in itself.” — Jackie Chan The nominations are in, the votes are counted. And your favorite mug is……

19 September 2014 [07:07 PM]
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Latest war on terror will take many years

By MICHAEL GERSON, syndicated columnist The most compelling and encouraging parts of President Obama’s Islamic State speech — his intention to “degrade…

15 September 2014 [09:01 AM]
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A sensible approach to immigration ills

In 2012, the current administration made it clear that certain unaccompanied illegal minors would not be deported if caught. This helped create…

19 June 2014 [10:42 PM]