Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

S-N Editorial

America is poised mark its 246th birthday on Monday. While the Fourth is always a big party, many citizens may find reasons to celebrate few and far between this year.

To say there's a lot of domestic turmoil right now would be monumental understatement. Half the country can hardly agree with the other side that the sky is blue, and those tensions seem to grow tenfold by the week. We may be 50 United States, but it never seems like unity is front and foremost on most Americans' minds these days.

Political divisions are greater than the Grand Canyon. Vitriolic rhetoric from both sides has creat...