Cowboy event offers peek into past

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CNJ staff photo: Gabriel Monte During Saturday’s Running Water Draw Cowboy Symposium, Sam Bass, an Amarillo optometrist and apprentice blacksmith, said blacksmithing uses basic elements of fire and strength to create art. By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer Sparks flew as Sam Bass hammered the glowing steel rod. Wiping his brow, the optometrist from Amarillo […]

In ‘Fahrenheit,’ exaggerations are a distraction

CNJ Editorial In the plus column, “Fahrenheit 9/11,” the documentary film by Michael Moore, offers a handful of telling peeks behind the curtain of the workings of the U.S. government. On the negative side, the film is another take on Moore’s simplistic leftist vision of all that is wrong with America. After the U.S.A. Patriot […]