James F. Burns

Guest Column: Salute the flag as we celebrate our independence

I’ve been to the moon. I’ve been burned. But more often I’m honored. I’m your American flag.

With 13 stars for colonies... Read more

Guest Column: The national debt that we truly owe

What’s our national debt?

The financial one that comes to mind is subservient to a second and deeper national debt.... Read more

Lead Letter: Veterans Day memories continue to endure and inspire

As Veterans Day approaches, I recall my older brother, the captain of our high school’s undefeated football team of 1948, and his best buddy,... Read more

Guest column: A salute to those who embody what makes America great

I salute … The editor of a colonial newspaper who shut down his paper rather than pay the Stamp Act tax of 1765.

I salute … The men and... Read more

Lead Letter: Let us pray for the best kind of fathers

Our image of an ideal father has been shaped in part by father figures at the national level starting with George Washington as the father of our... Read more

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