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Ada Fisher, Author at Salisbury Post

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Ada Fisher: Give us all oxygen we need to breathe

By Ada Fisher It is absolutely galling how quickly people forget those who have stood in opposition to Black lives progressing but now want all ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Thursday, October 15, 2020 12:00 am

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Ada Fisher: Go forward with Supreme Court vote

By Ada Fisher It is mind-boggling to hear Hillary Clinton falsely proclaiming that the Republicans want a Trump appointee now on the courts to overturn ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 12:00 am

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Ada Fisher: Money, where art thou?

As the nation waits with bated breath to see if Congress will continue in its money give away, lost in the discussion is the fate ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:00 am

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Ada Fisher: We can’t breathe

The death of George Floyd was unfortunately aided by a policeman’s knee on his throat. His pleas of “I can’t breathe” typifies a nation of ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Wednesday, June 10, 2020 12:00 am

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Ada Fisher: Trump still has my vote in 2020

By Ada Fisher As a black Republican of over 52 years, President Donald Trump has my vote not because of party loyalty but because of ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 12:00 am

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Ada Fisher: More to come from coronavirus

To open or not open, that is the question. Whether it is nobler to save a nation’s economy and essence for its survival in reopening ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Sunday, May 3, 2020 12:00 am

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Ada Fisher: Coronavirus changes conversation around government assistance

Any thoughts of abandoning the SNAP program for school children who live beneath the poverty line are ill-conceived, particularly now. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Sunday, April 19, 2020 12:00 am

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Ada Fisher: Nominee should pick female running mate

Though many are lamenting the lack of women in elective office in US society, the cardinal rule of politics here is golden — ye who ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:00 am

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Ada Fisher: Black Americans must be part of telling own story

By Ada Fisher The sad state of black affairs is the trolling for black votes and misrepresentation of its importance to the state of affairs ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Wednesday, February 26, 2020 12:00 am

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Ada Fisher: Kobe Bryant goes out on top

By Ada Fisher The shocking deaths of former NBA great Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gianna in an unfortunate plane crash has so stunned a ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Wednesday, January 29, 2020 12:00 am

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Ada Fisher: Just ‘zip it,’ Mr. President

It pains me to hear my President tell four congresswomen of color who are legitimate U.S. citizens to “go back” where they came from, fix ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Tuesday, July 23, 2019 12:00 am

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Dr. Ada Fisher: Behind the midterm numbers

Though many races for Congress were close, much seems to be missing in the media’s analysis, as well as appraisals by both parties. Some might ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Friday, November 23, 2018 12:45 am

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Dr. Ada Fisher: Our Haley’s comet

Halley’s Comet is one of the few comets that can be regularly seen on Earth with the human eye. It is considered a short-period comet ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Monday, October 22, 2018 3:13 pm

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Ada Fisher: Williams so right, still so wrong

Serena Williams is one of the greatest athletes of all time. Her performance in the finals of the women’s U.S. Opens was baffling; it looked ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Sunday, September 16, 2018 12:00 am

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Dr. Ada Fisher: Funerals were not our finest hours

After becoming prime minister of a coalition government, Winston Churchill on June 18, 1940, delivered to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom an ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Tuesday, September 4, 2018 9:26 pm

Guest columns

Dr. Ada Fisher: Aretha Franklin’s music appealed to the best in us

Missed in the tributes to the late Aretha Franklin was the magnitude of her musical progression from gospel based in the Baptist church of her ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Friday, August 24, 2018 6:45 pm

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Ada Fisher: Court still dominated by certain types

It is impossible not to support U.S. Supreme Court justices who are constitutionalists with an originalist bent. Candidate Brett Kavanaugh certainly fits that bill. Fears ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Sunday, August 12, 2018 12:00 am

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Dr. Ada Fisher: Druggist wrong to reject prescription

The recent denial by a pharmacist in Walgreen’s of Peoria, Arizona, of a woman’ prescription for an abortive drug is absolutely wrong given the circumstances ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Wednesday, July 4, 2018 8:06 pm

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Ada M. Fisher: It’s not about just the children

From the first lady on down, few are want to justify separating children from parents as families seem hell bent on illegally crossing the border. ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Sunday, June 24, 2018 12:00 am

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Dr. Ada Fisher: When Harry wed Meghan

When Harry met Meghan, a transformative spirit unfolded. The significance of an African American woman marrying into British Royalty is something many people of color, ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 11:16 pm

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Ada Fisher: Trump was right on Syria

Donald Trump’s call with allies to strategically bomb Syria is to be applauded. For too long, pacifist foreign policy has allowed other nations to exploit ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Sunday, April 29, 2018 10:27 pm

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Dr. Ada Fisher: Afraid of and for our children

The recent shoot-up at another school raises the specter of children in rage and out of control. When 17 people are killed at the hands ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Sunday, February 18, 2018 5:48 pm

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The anti-black tinge of immigration

The reprehensible comments allegedly spoken by President Donald Trump, castigating the continent of Africa and Haiti as unworthy of immigration to this nation misunderstands their ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Monday, January 22, 2018 12:00 am

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Ada Fisher: Can Trump save elephants?

The move to drop the USA ban on big-game trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia is ill-conceived. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service does a disservice ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Sunday, November 26, 2017 8:38 pm

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Dr. Ada Fisher: There they go again

When confronted by an opponent espousing well-worn phrases, President Ronald Reagan would repeatedly say to President Jimmy Carter, “There you go again.” His timing was ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Saturday, August 19, 2017 11:00 pm

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Dr. Ada Fisher: Order out of chaos

When Anthony Scaramucci was appointed White House communications director, many loved his bluntness, style and handsomeness. When he went on a profanity-laced tirade — which ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Tuesday, August 8, 2017 11:35 pm

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Ada Fisher: The world according to Trump

In the lexicon of new language development, trampled is being displaced by “Trumpled.” Rather than “the world according to Garp,” we are now in the ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Sunday, July 30, 2017 12:14 am

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Dr. Ada Fisher: Russia didn’t influence election outcome

By Dr. Ada Fisher Standing in “Red Square” in the ’90s, I was struck that here was a nation with nuclear war capabilities in which ... Read more

by Ada Fisher, Monday, July 10, 2017 12:02 am

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