The Voice of the Rural Rim
Wednesday January 17th 2018



‘Rimshots’ Archives

Time to stand up to today’s deranged McCarthys

  "You’ve done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?" Lawyer Joseph Welch posed that question to Sen. Joseph McCarthy on June 4, 1954, during the nationally televised Army-McCarthy hearings. It came at a moment after Mr. McCarthy had accused a young lawyer working for Mr. Welch of being [...]

Support a Rim Country bypass and lose big bucks

By Noble Colins Working my way toward Payson, about half way up the hill out of Rye I began to run up on very slow moving traffic.  At first, it was stop and go, then began a slow, grinding, first gear crawl, seemingly foot by foot. Half an hour later I could see the Matazal Casino inching up on my right.  A few minutes later, after a [...]