John A. Tures, Author at LaGrange Daily News

Columns

TURES COLUMN: Will killing Al-Zawahiri make him a footnote or a martyr?

A drone strike took out Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, accused of being one of the leaders behind 9/11, in Afghanistan. The first question most have ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 11:30 am

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BOWEN COLUMN: Untold merit

There’s merit in what you’re about to read, just not sure what it is (Yellowstone 2022, Day 1, Sunday, July 10) Read more

by John A. Tures, Tuesday, August 9, 2022 10:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Bill Russell and Nichelle Nichols and their greatest roles you may not know

America has lost a pair of icons from the 1960s…and other decades of course.  Those two would be legendary basketball champion Bill Russell of the ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, August 4, 2022 2:00 am

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TURES COLUMN: Evidence of Congressional bipartisanship

It’s common for political extremists to get the media’s attention and for pundits to claim that there is no cooperation across party lines. But as ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, July 21, 2022 11:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: The statistics behind making a red flag law that saves lives

Recent research of mine showed how thousands of lives could be saved if all states had red flag laws, as opposed to a situation where ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, July 14, 2022 9:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: States with strong antiabortion laws have high maternal and infant mortality rates

As someone who considers himself pro-life, I should be celebrating the recent Dobbs case that the Supreme Court used to overturn Roe v. Wade. But ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Saturday, July 2, 2022 9:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Republicans no longer need to fear Trump

Trump’s hold of the party has significantly declined. His prior claims of a strong endorsement record are highly inflated. Members of the GOP who stopped ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Saturday, June 25, 2022 10:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: Mass shooters, and a Father’s Day lesson

As we have learned during the recent wave of young shooters, their relationship to mental health is not always so clear cut. What we may ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Saturday, June 18, 2022 10:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: No, Democrats didn’t decide GOP primary

Georgia’s primary election was a success, reporting record turnout. Some of the supporters of losing candidates and those politicians forced into a runoff have complained ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, June 16, 2022 10:30 am

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TURES COLUMN: A moving ending to a fantastic sports series

Have you ever seen a sports movie or TV show where there’s a moment that just stands tall, where the final score seems irrelevant, or ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, June 9, 2022 9:30 am

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