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Delay implementation of Common Core

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 3:17PM

Hold on to your wallet: the Legislature is in session and the big debate is whether to raise taxes or to impose new ones.

 

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Not even a cobweb in his wallet

  • Jan 23, 2015 at 3:16PM

That, my friend, is why we need more taxes — there just is not enough dust to take care of city business. They sure have cleaned all of the dust out of my wallet.

We need solutions, not ‘nonsense’

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 10:00AM

“That government is best which governs least” is often quoted by political conservatives out of context from Thoreau’s essay, “Civil Disobedience.” This political philosophy is clearly identified in that context as a utopian ideal, not a historical fact, by Thoreau’s own words following it.

Mourn for those that sacrifice most

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 10:00AM

She paid the ultimate and lopsided price for our right to bear arms and there is no way to repay her. We should remember her in our prayers as a hero and pray for all innocent Americans that have, or will, take a bullet to let this freedom ring.

President is correct on Cuba policy

  • Jan 19, 2015 at 10:00AM

Barry Clemons’ letter criticizing Sarah van Gelder’s Jan. 2 column is fraught with presumptions, the worst being his disdain for Mr. Obama’s normalization of relations with Cuba (“A counterpoint to column by van Gelder,” page A4, Jan. 9 Herald).

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