The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Registerhttp://www.theintelligencer.netTop Blogsen-usTue, 16 Sep 2014 23:43:32 EDTTue, 16 Sep 2014 23:43:32 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssSitting On The Porchhttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1524/Sitting-On-The-Porch.htmlTracy Lawrence once sang, "If the world had a front porch like we did back then ... We'd still have our problems, but we'd all be friends." <P> Honestly, I think it does much for my daily disposition to have breakfast on my porch in the mornings.Tue, 12 Aug 2014 22:50:13 EDTSave A Prayer (With Apologies to Duran Duran)http://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1517/Save-A-Prayer-(With-Apologies-to-Duran-Duran).htmlI cover many public meetings as a reporter. Sometimes the entity involved starts with a short prayer or a moment of silence -- in most cases they don't. <P> Most always they start with the Pledge of Allegiance.Sat, 28 Jun 2014 13:45:00 EDTWoman Vs. Womanhttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1510/Woman-Vs.-Woman.htmlThere are times today when I can't help but think women are backsliding on the gains they've made during the last 50 years, but then something happens to reinvigorate my faith in womankind.Thu, 15 May 2014 02:06:01 EDTAustralian Rules Democracyhttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1501/Australian-Rules-Democracy.htmlIn Australian Rules football, 18 members on each team take the field, wear shorts, and seek to kick a ball through posts at the end of the field for a goa.Sun, 30 Mar 2014 15:20:27 EDTA Shout Out to the Smart Kidshttp://www.theintelligencer.net/page/blogs.detail/display/1496/A-Shout-Out-to-the-Smart-Kids.htmlI've come to the conclusion in recent months that I really respect teenagers -- especially the well-spoken, intelligent and overachieving type. I like them.Fri, 28 Feb 2014 19:35:29 EDT