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Hold on to your wallet: the Legislature is in session and the big debate is whether to raise taxes or to impose new ones.
Community Events, January 2015
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.
“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.
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.
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).