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The war against marijuana turns regulatory

November 10, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

Last week, nearly two-thirds of Ohio’s voters rejected a measure that would have legalized marijuana. That doesn’t mean the move toward legalization has hit its peak; instead, it signals another battle on the horizon, over control of this burgeoning legal industry. Gallup polls have been showing for three years now that a majority of Americans [&hellip...

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Letters To the Editor: Veteran’s Day

November 10, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Military service dogs should be recognized Veterans Day (Nov. 11) honors the noble service and sacrifice of our troops. On this day, Americans should also recognize the contributions of our nation’s four-legged heroes: military service dogs. Soldiers rely...

Thank the vets with some action

November 10, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

Roswell Daily Record Today is Veterans Day, a date we set aside to honor those who served our country in the U.S. Armed Forces. The date coincides with post-World War I observances Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, observed in many European nations in...

Law enforcement going to the dogs

November 10, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

Rio Grande Sun ESPANOLA — In the realm of crime-fighting, law enforcement has many tools on its tool belt. The best tool in that belt has to be a well-trained, honest, well-intentioned, community committed officer. One person who cares about his or her...

Dear Editor: Helping furry friends

November 7, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

National Animal Shelter and Rescue Appreciation Week (Nov. 1-7) recognizes the lifesaving work of local animal shelters and rescue groups. There’s an easy way we can help the furry friends in our community that readers may not be aware of. Most people...

Dear Editor: Dangerous job for law enforcement officers

November 5, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Why would anyone want to be a LEO (Law Enforcement Officer)? It is a dangerous, sometimes violent, thankless job where you work all hours of the day and night, weekends and holidays, with low pay and little respect. You must be perfect all the time in your...

The sky is falling

November 4, 2015 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Regarding Tom McDonald’s column in the RDR 10/29/15. Time, 6/24/74 and Newsweek, 4/28/75 ran front covers and articles about the crippling dangers of (a global cooling) observance, and now, just a few years later, the danger is reversed. You, and Al Gore,...

GOP candidates agree on necessity of lowering taxes

November 4, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

The Orange County Register The third Republican presidential debate was more placid than the first two, even as candidates traded numerous barbs. With the economy as the theme Wednesday night, the 10 candidates were in general agreement that growth is...

The decline of a free-thinking middle class

November 3, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

Politicians like to talk about how the middle class is struggling, and for once they’re right. America’s middle class has been on the decline for decades now. Earlier this year, the Pew Research Center reported that while middle-income households have...

Voting rights: an automatic voter registration

November 3, 2015 • EditorialComments (0)

Houston Chronicle For those of us who have grown accustomed to the red-versus-blue wars about the act of voting in recent years, it may come as a surprise to realize that voter registration is nowhere enshrined in the Constitution. As Harvard historian Alex...