My self-described "old liberal" uncle has a column in his community paper: From Sourwood Cove. It is pretty cool stuff.
As you might expect from an 82-year-old writer, there are a lot of remembrance pieces. There are also articles on current issues. Unfortunately, his more recent stuff has not gotten online.
As far as I know, I my brother and one cousin are the only Republicans in an extended family of several dozen (although many of the Democrats in the family are "Reagan Democrats").