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Christopher J. Kelly, is the Scranton Times-Tribune Columnist. He writes columns on Wednesdays and Sundays.

Coronavirus Diaries Day 461: Liz Cheney had it coming

Coronavirus Diaries Day 461: Liz Cheney had it coming

Before anyone else hails U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney as a champion of truth, decency and democracy, let's review the Wyoming Republican's record on all three.  Cheney deserves credit and thanks for standing against The Big Lie that now defines the "GQP," a once-serious party...

Coronavirus Diaries Day 455: Primary Education

Coronavirus Diaries Day 455: Primary Education

Ubiquitous campaign billboards, yard signs and TV ads say the state's primary election is fast approaching, but I've yet to see any that remind voters what day we go to the polls. It's May 18. I checked. Twice. An interested observer pointed out that while most voters...

Coronavirus Diaries Day 448: Witness for the world

Coronavirus Diaries Day 448: Witness for the world

A jury of 12 brought justice for George Floyd, but a brave, quick-thinking 17-year-old girl with a cellphone made it possible. To grasp the power of Darnella Frazier's spontaneous documentation of a murder in progress, one need only read the initial description of the...

Coronavirus Diaries Day 445: Thank you

Coronavirus Diaries Day 445: Thank you

A note of thanks to all of you who responded to my Sunday column about Paulie's passing with love, grace and empathy. I was a little embarrassed by how hard I was taking his death and expected to be ridiculed for writing a eulogy for a cat. What I could not expect was...

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Christopher J. Kelly, is the Scranton Times-Tribune Columnist. He writes columns on Wednesdays and Sundays.

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