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Patriot Guard Riders

April 27, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: John Taylor missed a very important aspect of military/veteran funerals in the April 18 paper. That’s the services provided by a nationwide volunteer group — the Patriot Guard Riders. They are available to perform numerous services for the veteran/KIA. These include escort of the family from the home to the funeral home/church/cemetery;...

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National Opinion

April 27, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Federal budget deliberations Instead of touting an unrealistic Democratic budget plan in the face of an unrealistic Republican budget plan, Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., just did something significant — and responsible. Unfortunately, he’s also leaving...

Greenpeace has a beef with Apple

April 26, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

As soon as a company achieves a certain amount of success, it often begins attracting the attention of bureaucratic government regulators and special-interest groups. President Ronald Reagan understood this all too well when he said, “Government’s view of...

Oil facts distorted

April 25, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor, “Gas prices are rising, and the Republicans are licking their chops.” This was a headline in a recent edition of the Wall Street Journal. This article had to be talking about elected officials and not about the average everyday Republican who...

Hands off second mortgages

April 25, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Fresh out of the gate after basically gaining the Republican nomination for president, Mitt Romney has stumbled. He has been stung by attacks on his reported wealth of $250 million; and by President Obama’s call for a new “Buffet Rule” tax, named after...

04/22/12

April 22, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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Letters

April 22, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Romney’s religion Dear Editor, As I see that Mitt Romney is going to be picked as the Republican candidate, I wonder why people aren’t making more of an issue of his religion. Remember when people thought that Barack Obama was a Muslim? They were throwing...

Taxing the rich no sure winner

April 22, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Here’s hoping you didn’t have to push yourself too hard on Tuesday to make the federal income tax-filing deadline. Taxpayers had until midnight to “git ‘er done,” arrange for an extension or gird themselves for penalties and interest....

04/21/12

April 21, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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Letters

April 21, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Preserving state’s beauty Dear Editor: President Obama recently visited our neck of the woods to talk about domestic energy production, in light of the rallying cries to drill for more oil. It’s worth noting, however, that increasing drilling will not...