Editorials

Civil forfeiture battle on

By WYATT EMMERICH PRESIDENT EMMERICH NEWSPAPERS,

It was inevitable that the battle over administrative forfeiture would end up with the law enforcement lobby threatening legislators with “whose side are you on, us or the drug dealers?” For decades, this threat has scared legislators into giving law enforcement whatever they want, in this case, permission to confiscate private property without








I feel like a dinosaur but not extinct yet

By MARILYN TINNIN COLUMNIST,

I read a lot of self-help books in an effort to stay kind of “with it.”

If the book says “How To” in the title I probably own it. Pick your topic, and the leading experts tell us a new and improved way to live our lives. I don’t know about you, but most of the time I don’t feel very new and improved. Actually, I feel like a dinosaur.







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