John A. Tures, Author at Valley Times-News


TURES COLUMN: A growing tolerance toward trans people

It was a close game, and my son’s Little League baseball team “The Hot Rods” was holding on to a narrow lead out in the ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, July 27, 2022 9:30 am


TURES COLUMN: Chat with Georgia Secretary of State

“Secretary Raffensperger is interested in chatting with you on the record about some recent developments” the email said. Wow. I would get the chance to ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Thursday, February 3, 2022 11:30 am


TURES COLUMN: No reason to hate the NFL playing ‘The Black National Anthem’

There’s a real excitement about the NFL, as fans showed up and tuned in to games, with any talk of a boycott a distant memory. ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, September 17, 2021 9:30 am


TURES COLUMN: Reducing hot air in Washington state and DC

A catastrophic event killed 600 people out West at the end of June. It wasn’t a terror attack, mass shooting, or a typhoon. It was ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Saturday, July 17, 2021 8:30 am


If progressives united against centrists on Super Tuesday, who would have won?

On Super Tuesday, former Vice-President Joe Biden appeared to capture ten states, while Vermont Senator won four, including his home state and the biggest state, ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Wednesday, March 11, 2020 5:29 pm


Which Democratic candidate would do the best against Trump?

Supporters of every Democratic Party candidate claims that their candidate would be the best against President Donald Trump.  But there’s a way to determine it. ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:26 pm


Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary destroying democracy

Once again, America has concluded its farce of a system where the voters of Iowa and New Hampshire play such a disproportionate role in selecting ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Friday, February 14, 2020 6:17 pm


The damage Alan Dershowitz did to our Constitution

When Donald Trump picked the notorious lawyer Alan Dershowitz to represent him in the impeachment trial, I felt the President wouldn’t get the best possible ... Read more

by John A. Tures, Monday, February 3, 2020 3:33 pm