Rich Glennie

12/07/2016 - 9:16am
As I watch protesters shouting loudly into the TV cameras demanding a $15 an hour wage to flip burgers at McDonald’s, I scratch my head and wonder, “Who are these people?” In the past, a job at any fast-food place was considered an entry-level position, a start to one’s working career. Since when has it become “a career?” Isn’t the American way to...
03/09/2016 - 9:20am
The headline in a recent British tabloid said it all about the current state of the American presidential campaigning. With a large, full-page photo of Donald Trump, the large headline stated: “Really?” It sums up a lot of opinions here and abroad. As the GOP regulars scramble to slow him down, Trump simply lets fly with the latest...
02/17/2016 - 10:25am
I was just sitting around contemplating some of the mysteries of life the other day, and came to the conclusion that some mysteries may never get solved. For example: Why is it when the speed limit on Highway 22 between Glencoe and Hutchinson was 55 mph most motorists sped along at 60 mph or more. But now that the same stretch of highway is...
01/20/2016 - 7:24am
As a retired editorial writer, it has been difficult to just sit on the sidelines as the presidential candidates continue ranting and raving about each other and the other party’s hopefuls. I was hoping the field would be culled to a workable number by now but, sadly, it has not. Political ambitions and egos die hard. I also hoped the...
12/23/2015 - 11:27am
I was eating my bowl of cereal last Wednesday morning, watching the latest excuse for coverage of the Republican presidential “debate.” I thought my milk was going to curdle as the candidates continued taunting each other like little kids in the school yard. And one of these wants to lead the free world! I usually watch the TV...
12/16/2015 - 8:42am
For several years now, I have not hung up Christmas lights around my house despite my wife’s not-so-subtle hints. There are several reasons. First, I don’t want to. Second, I’m not interested in going out in the cold and freezing my hands. Third, I can’t seem to ever untangle the snarled Christmas lights with any...
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