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Immigration emergency is a crisis of conscience
In the words of Pope Francis, America is experiencing a “humanitarian emergency.” Fleeing instability and violence in Central America, a human tide of thousands of refugees, many of them unaccompan...
Jul 25, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Should we save the penny?
If you’re like me, the question of whether the United States should do away with the humble penny is not a particularly stirring one. Either way. I can take the penny or leave it. Or, as those stor...
Jul 24, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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A lot of people are talking, but too few are learning first
Do you have personal issues? Do you want to seem intelligent, well informed and on-top-of-it-all without having to bother to put in any effort or time to see whether your assertions are accurate? I...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Increasingly secular lives point to changes in society
Most people lost their faith in politicians and America’s political institutions long ago. Now, they’re abandoning organized religion. The trend has existed for some time. According to statistics r...
Jul 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council is correct to question, seek best use of town resources
Shop at home first. How many times must we repeat that message? As many times as it takes for citizens of Wise County and Norton to follow this most fundamental practice of support to our local bus...
Jul 18, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Both sides miss immigration point
Over the past several weeks we have seen a significant increase in illegal immigration, as thousands of unaccompanied minors pour across what seems an invisible southern border into the United Stat...
Jul 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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