The Ole Seagull

Is there is a difference between journalistic integrity and a funnel cake?

Posted in Branson,General,Opinion by The Ole Seagull on the April 27th, 2014

In a February 19th column entitled “Publisher responds to ‘attack’ on 3 citizens,” Michael Schuver, publisher of the Branson Tri-Lakes News, expressed his opinion on a column that the Ole Seagull had written. While an Ole Seagull appreciates Schuver’s right to express his opinion as to his characterization of the column as an “attack” he has a problem understanding a professional journalist making, in his opinion, untrue and misleading statements of alleged fact. (more…)

Easter the gift of Christmas fulfilled, “He has risen!”

Posted in Branson,General,Opinion by The Ole Seagull on the April 19th, 2014

To Christians, Christmas is both a commemoration and celebration of the fact that “God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son so that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.” If however, that first Christmas was all there was, there would be little reason for anyone to believe in Jesus and the promise of eternal life would be lost to all. But that’s not all there was. (more…)

12 Questions an Ole Seagull has been asked about Branson TCED Tax Vote on April 8

Posted in Branson,Opinion by The Ole Seagull on the April 6th, 2014

1. Are you still voting “YES” on April 8 for the Branson TCED Tax?

RESPONSE: Absolutely! The Ole Seagull said “Yes” and why in his March 2nd column. Nothing has changed. (more…)