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Guess what? Obamacare’s working
Back in the distant days of yore — circa 2013 — Republicans viewed Obamacare as the meatiest, juiciest issue of the 2014 campaign season, the political equivalent of a Porterhouse steak. But alas, ...
Aug 28, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Liberals, progressives deserve credit for Labor Day
Labor Day is just around the corner. For most Americans, this means little more than the end of the summer social season. Kids and college students alike return to school, leaving relieved parents ...
Aug 27, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Airport event honors heroes, celebrates joy of flying
To the editor: “Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.” These words were spoken by Sir Winston Churchill concerning the Battle of Britain. The same words certai...
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Knowing government actions is harder than ever
One of the fundamental lessons of the 9/11 tragedy was that our government carried a share of blame for the failure to stop the attacks. Not because it was asleep at the switch or ignorant of the d...
Aug 26, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Throw open door when United Way comes calling
I don’t typically get excited when I hear talk of mergers. Generally, I’m inclined to listen with a feeling of dread and skepticism, understanding that behind all the positive spin is the shadow of...
Aug 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three-person precinct a sore thumb
Republican Ben Chafin cruised (as they say in the sports world) to victory in Tuesday’s special election to fill the 38th District Senate seat left vacant by Phillip Puckett in June. Winning handil...
Aug 21, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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