The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 27 May 2015 07:56:32 EDTWed, 27 May 2015 07:56:32 EDT void hurts Hillary are plenty of reasons to believe 2016 will be a very ugly election year. Here's one more. Bloomberg Politics convened a focus group of Iowa Democrats. Nearly all loved Hillary. "She's a bad mama-jama," said one female participant.Wed, 27 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTA lesson in doing right thing of us need laws to keep our behavior in check. Others just know the right thing to do. I do an awful lot of writing about the laws of this land and people who break them.Wed, 27 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTLet our patriotism shine's our national debt? The financial one that comes to mind is subservient to a second and deeper national debt. I see a soldier wading ashore at Normandy on June 6, 1944.Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTDon't overdo graduation speech's graduation time once again. And by some unwritten but strictly enforced law of nature, every graduation must have a speaker. Before I gave my very first graduation speech, some 25 years ago, I was frankly nervou.Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTWho is a journalist these days? Too many first job in journalism was as a copyboy at the NBC News Bureau in Washington, D.C.Sun, 24 May 2015 00:00:00 EDT