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August 3, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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Women in uniform deserve better

August 1, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Military justice is an oxymoron when it comes to women in the armed forces. When a woman volunteers to serve in the military, it doesn’t mean that she volunteers to be sexually assaulted by enlisted men or officers. But as the eighth Department of Defense...

07/29/12

July 29, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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Going door-to-door

July 29, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: A few years ago the television news showed couples walking door-to-door in Iowa. They were not Jehovah’s Witnesses. They were campaign workers for the Democratic presidential candidates. I use the example of these people to show why Jehovah’s...

07/28/12

July 28, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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World Opinion

July 28, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

U.S.-Japan defense cooperation When a country comes under attack, its allies can regard it as an attack against themselves and try to stop it by using military force under the Charter of the United Nations, which grants the right of collective self-defense to...

07/27/12

July 27, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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Support for Obamacare

July 27, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: Dear Ms. Lehman, your initiative to purchase supplemental health insurance to your Medicare is commendable. In your letter, you describe how you applied for Medicaid to make up the 20 percent not covered by Medicare, but were rejected because you...

National Opinion

July 27, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Dispiriting times Yes, the latest Gallup poll numbers showing the public’s lack of confidence in some of our country’s major institutions are distressing. A nation needs to believe that its political and economic leaders have the character and vision to...

Syrian tragedy

July 26, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

As the weekend began, it had become apparent that Syria’s horrific 17-month uprising against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad had entered its final stages. It remains only to be seen how many people must die before Assad realizes that and what, if...