hockessincommunitynews.com http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20121212/NEWS/312129990/1007/500 hockessincommunitynews.com delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:19:10 +0000 Granlund cartoon: How tax assessors view your home http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419781/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 15:30:09 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419781/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: Boston Marathon 2014 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419802/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:44:23 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140415/NEWS/140419802/1007/OPINION Matthew T. Mangino: Street law - a resurgence of vigilante justice http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419989/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 11 Apr 2014 02:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140411/NEWS/140419989/1007/OPINION The mob attack is an example of "vigilante justice"—the actions of a group of people who claim to enforce the law but lack the legal authority to [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Equal pay for equal work http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419943/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:32:09 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419943/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: Plastic bag ban http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419960/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:44:19 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419960/1007/OPINION Michelle Teheux: Is there such a thing as American exceptionalism? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419961/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:40:53 +0000 By Michelle Teheux More Content Now http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140410/NEWS/140419961/1007/OPINION It's ironic that we Americans do hold ourselves in great regard, even as we complain about all the things we believe are wrong in our country. To hear us tell it, we're the greatest ever, even though our government is corrupt and incompetent, our corporations are greedy, our workers are lazy and the rich are sucking up ill-gotten gains.
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Granlund cartoon: Windows XP support ends http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409629/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 09 Apr 2014 13:32:27 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140409/NEWS/140409629/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: Ukraine undermined http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409671/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 08 Apr 2014 16:20:53 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140408/NEWS/140409671/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: Mickey Rooney tribute http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140407/NEWS/140409706/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:21:11 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140407/NEWS/140409706/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: Letterman retiring http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140404/NEWS/140409786/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 04 Apr 2014 14:39:10 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140404/NEWS/140409786/1007/OPINION Matthew T. Mangino: The horror of filicide, parents killing their own children http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140404/NEWS/140409904/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 04 Apr 2014 02:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140404/NEWS/140409904/1007/OPINION Wilkerson is charged with attempted murder. According to a police affidavit, one of her children told detectives that "Mom tried to kill us."
The case is reminiscent of another South Carolinian, Susan [...]]]>
Granlund cartoon: Another Fort Hood shooting http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140403/NEWS/140409815/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:31:04 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140403/NEWS/140409815/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: Supreme Court rules on campaign contributions http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140402/NEWS/140409881/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:48:23 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140402/NEWS/140409881/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: Mideast peace hopes http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140402/NEWS/140409900/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:39:27 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140402/NEWS/140409900/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: GOP budget plan http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140401/NEWS/140409929/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:07:59 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140401/NEWS/140409929/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: 'Obamacare' enrollment figures http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339949/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Mon, 31 Mar 2014 16:28:52 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140331/NEWS/140339949/1007/OPINION Granlund cartoon: New Jersey bridge scandal probe http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329652/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:29:26 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329652/1007/OPINION Matthew T. Mangino: The knock on truth-in-sentencing http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329761/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Fri, 28 Mar 2014 02:01:00 +0000 By Matthew T. Mangino More Content Now http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140328/NEWS/140329761/1007/OPINION A byproduct of the violence was a new sentencing strategy known as truth-in-sentencing. The laws were enacted as a means to insure that offenders served time in prison consistent with the sentence imposed. The U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance [...]]]> Granlund cartoon: Capt. Phillips, commencement speaker http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329706/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 12:49:48 +0000 http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329706/1007/OPINION Kent Bush: How important is a team name? http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329715/1007/OPINION?rssfeed=true Thu, 27 Mar 2014 11:03:30 +0000 By Kent Bush More Content Now http://www.hockessincommunitynews.com/article/20140327/NEWS/140329715/1007/OPINION I find myself more concerned about why people do things instead of merely what they do.
It has taken a decade, but Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder finally decided to get to the root of his team's racist controversy. It took a lot of protests and proposed legislation to get Snyder to dive deep into what his team means in general and specifically to the Native Americans who are often offended by the team's mascot.
Many Native [...]]]>