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John A. Tures, Author at LaGrange Daily News

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TURES COLUMN: Ways dads can help their children succeed

In the movie “The Mummy 3: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor,” set before WWII, the wife (Evie) asks her husband (Rick) why he doesn’t say ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Saturday, June 19, 2021 11:30 am

Columns

GENDUSA COLUMN: A letter to my father

Dear Dad, I am not sure if you can view this from Heaven, but since you flew there in 1999, I often feel you are ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 11:30 am

Columns

TURES COLUMN: States with strong lockdowns had better economies and fewer deaths

Just as there’s a lot of sketchy Anti-Vaxxer Propaganda, there are also a lot of flawed attacks upon lockdowns. But just as lockdowns did shut ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, June 16, 2021 9:30 am

Columns

TURES COLUMN: Investigating Benghazi But Ignoring The Insurrection From January 6

A decade ago, there were more than a half-dozen Congressional committees investigating the attack upon the U.S. Consular Office in Benghazi, Libya. Yet chances are ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, June 10, 2021 8:30 am

Columns

TURES COLUMN: Years before Brown v. Board of Education, desegregation came to higher education

Schoolkids are required to study, or at least memorize, the Plessy v. Ferguson case and the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. Almost ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:32 am

Columns

TURES COLUMN: Bipartisan bill to honor U.S. military chaplains you need to know about

The night of Feb. 3, 1943, was one of America’s biggest disasters in the Battle of the Atlantic. Just after midnight, two Nazi torpedoes slammed ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Monday, May 31, 2021 10:41 am

Columns

TURES COLUMN: Which party is more intolerant of criticism?

Earlier this year, the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) held a conference titled “American Uncanceled.” Organizers attempted to showcase how their political opponents are the ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Saturday, May 22, 2021 11:30 am

Columns

TURES COLUMN: Obama’s role in building the Iron Dome

Over the last week, we’ve been shown a steady barrage of images and stories of rockets fired at Israel from Palestinian territories. Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, May 20, 2021 10:30 am

Columns

TURES COLUMN: The greatest gift for a teacher is…

Back in 1953, former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt lobbied Congress to create a National Teacher Appreciation Day. In 1984, the National Parent Teacher Association moved ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, May 7, 2021 8:00 am

Columns

TURES COLUMN: Trump And Biden are both wrong about Afghanistan

President Biden’s Administration announced the U.S. would leave Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021. Republicans were quick to attack Biden’s plan, many conveniently forgetting that Trump ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Saturday, May 1, 2021 10:00 am

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