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Big-small government debate is bogus distraction
One of the dumbest points of contention in modern politics is the Big Government vs. Small Government one. It’s a fake debate, only meaningful to the privileged: investors, business executives and ...
Sep 16, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Change is coming — how we handle it is up to us
Change is scary when it comes unwanted. And that is what we are facing here in Wise County. How our citizens, and more importantly our leaders, accept, adapt and manage coming changes is what will ...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Here’s how our national leaders spent summer break
September is a grand month for traditions. Fresh pencils and tablets for the upcoming school year. The approach of fall as evidenced by the turning of the leaves. International Talk Like a Pirate D...
Sep 12, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lenowisco ‘field trip’ educational
Some of us older folks went on a field trip Monday, and it was educational. I was invited to go along with the local chapter of AARP for an informal presentation at Lenowisco’s offices in Duffield....
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Groundbreaking negative ad turns 50
Happy anniversary, Daisy girl! What would our politics be like today if she hadn’t burst upon the scene 50 years ago — a freckled tyke blown up in a nuclear blast, the star of America’s first gut-p...
Sep 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hovering over college kids isn’t doing them any favors
Ah, college is back in session — which means, says The Washington Post, that “helicopter parents” are in full flight. Helicopter parents, says The Post, are parents who have “watched their (childre...
Sep 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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