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January 22, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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01/21/12

January 21, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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Merging government agencies

January 20, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Merging government agencies Maybe it’s an election-year maneuver crafted for maximum voter appeal, but President Barack Obama’s proposed merger of six large agencies seems like a prudent cost-cutting move in financially trying times. The White House...

Iran’s nuclear program

January 20, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Iran’s nuclear program Talking is always preferable to shooting. The greatest skill in international diplomacy is knowing when to talk and when to shoot. The second greatest strength is believing that there is always at least a faint glimmer of hope that...

01/20/12

January 20, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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Literacy vital

January 17, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: Every legislator who votes against making every third-grader who can’t read at that level repeat that grade should absolutely be voted out because it’s obvious that that legislator is in the back pocket of the NEA union. The dues-paying...

War changes people

January 17, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: I suppose we’ve all seen the picture of several Marines urinating on the bodies of alleged Taliban terrorists by now and the uproar it has caused. While I don’t condone that type of behavior, I do criticize what I saw on CNN this morning; a...

Be wary of war with Iran

January 17, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

As tensions mount between Iran and most of the other nations of the world over Iran’s nuclear-related activities, so do the risks of war — either a war of perceived necessity or an accidental conflagration. It is a dangerous situation that may well get...

European summits

January 14, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

European summits Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy must be getting sick of each other’s company. Certainly, the familiar sight of them sharing a joint press conference is starting to breed, if not quite contempt, then acute frustration. For despite their...

World Opinion

January 14, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Iran No one should doubt the potential seriousness of Iran’s increased military defiance in the face of growing international pressure over its nuclear program. We have seen the testing of two missile systems, the threat to block the passage of shipping...