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The Sky is Falling, the Sky is Falling! The Gub’mit shut down

Yawn, ho hum, the Gubmit shut down. Does anyone even care? Many of us see our Government not as an essential service but as a ball and chain that disrupts…

Banks and Credit Bureaus are Ripping Off Customers

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor Your credit score is one of the most important items in your financial portfolio. That little 3-digit number determines if you get a loan.…

Why are we paying?

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor So far the criminal case against the former chef for Governor Bob McDonnell at the Executive Mansion has cost the taxpayers of Virginia almost…

We have criminals running our country.

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor Criminals are people who commit  crimes Crimes are violations of laws. Laws are rules made by our representatives to ensure peaceful coexistence and orderly…

Sue ‘em, Just Sue ‘em

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor<br> Every time you turn around someone is suing someone. According to numerous online news sources, a Nebraska man is suing both Walmart and the…

The Secret Of Which Medicine Is Prescribed For You

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor <br>A few weeks ago I wrote on the hypothyroid epidemic in America. That editorial brought more response than any I have written. Considering millions…

Good Enough For Us, But Not for Them

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor The lightning there is peculiar; it is so convincing, that when it strikes a thing it doesn’t leave enough of that thing behind for…

Side Effects of Health Care Reform

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor Most will agree that the health care system is broken. The question is, “Is Obamacare the solution?” No one knows. The Obamacare document is…

Hypothyroidism is a National Epidemic

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor “It’s estimated that as many as 59 million Americans have a thyroid problem, but the majority don’t know it yet. The thyroid, a butterfly-shaped…

Political Correctness runs amok

By Averett Jones, Southside Messenger Editor  (I’ve always wanted to use “runs amok” in an article!) I receive regular comments correcting me regarding political correctness.  The letters or calls usually…

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