Freedom of Speech- Good and bad can become ugly
By Dave Emanuel

In spite of the fact that city council or city commission members typically receive little pay, or none at all, “small town politics” have developed a reputation for being more negative and underhanded than politics at any other level.

A world of unanticipated consequences
By Dave Emanuel

One of the benefits of social media is the ease with which information may be shared with friends and family. One of the drawbacks of social media is the ease with which information may be shared with friends and family.

Are you a thief’s best friend?
By Dave Emanuel

You just might be - even though you don’t know the thief, and he or she doesn’t know you. You “befriended” the thief because you provided opportunity, perhaps even an invitation, to enjoy something you own.

Are you politically correct?
By Dave Emanuel

During the past few years, the achievement of political correctness seems to have become a world-wide obsession. What began as a simple effort to reduce the offensiveness of some terminology has metamorphosed into a movement to control language so that it conforms to individual agendas.