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JPMorgan at it again

May 16, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

For the vast majority of Americans — 99 percent, to borrow a phrase — banking is commercial and relatively simple. A checking account, a savings account, a credit card or two. A mortgage, a small-business loan or a line of credit for daily business cash flow. But at the 1 percent level, where investment banking [&hellip...

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05/13/12

May 13, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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Political attacks can backfire

May 13, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: In response to the letter “Follow the money” (RDR April 29): This letter by Mr. Moran (chairman of Democratic Party, Chaves County) strikes me as a rather clumsy attempt to discredit opponents. Contrary to Mr. Moran’s opinion of our...

Health care fraud

May 13, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

News coverage of last week’s simultaneous arrests of 107 people in seven cities for alleged health care fraud pretty much appeared and disappeared in a day, at least outside Miami, Baton Rouge, Houston, Los Angeles, Detroit, Tampa and Chicago, the cities...

05/12/12

May 12, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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05/11/12

May 11, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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Immigration declining

May 9, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

The number of immigrants coming illegally to the United States has been declining for several years. Demographers have repeatedly said as much, and now a report by the Pew Hispanic Center confirms it — illegal migration from Mexico is virtually at a...

05/06/12

May 6, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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The War on Women

May 6, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: Some of you probably saw four of us out in front of the courthouse with our signs on Saturday. The following list shows you why we were there: Florida — the governor vetoed $1.5 million to fund rape crisis centers. Arizona — bans abortion...

Pelosi has eyes on your money

May 6, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Nancy Pelosi, former speaker of the House of Representatives, is among the wealthiest members of the U.S. Congress. So it’s probably understandable that, in a recent television interview, she referred to the people who pay taxes only via the payroll tax as...