This is an opinion piece, a written expression of the opinions I hold as an independently thinking human being who lives in the community in which this newspaper is published and promoted.
This is not a news report. I repeat, this is not a report of an event that has taken place.
However, in this opinion piece, I may utilize news reports to form my personal opinion and subsequently express those opinions here in this collection of thought.
I write this clarification because there seems to be some confusion on the subject of opinion versus reporting, and for me at least, it is a major issue in our society.
What people hear and see on cable television “news” (quotes intended) channels is often misconstrued and has – I am not sure if you’ve noticed – become a bit of an i