JLBalliew 2 years, 10 months ago on Letter: Our gun problem goes well beyond Columbine, Aurora

Thomas Jefferson said " The Second Amendment won't be needed until they try and take it away". There is no doubt there are a lot useless deaths tied to guns but it is that one amendment that makes all the others possible.


JLBalliew 2 years, 10 months ago on Jeff Meadors: Time to restore support, integrity, dollars to classroom teachers

I'm sorry but I have worked at Newton High and the toughest and most important issue has nothing to do with money. It is parenting, parenting, and parenting. We need to teach our kids basic common sense morality and things will change. You can't teach a child that has no respect for authority period. Parents are the reason for school decline not teachers.