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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 decrease the price of gasoline. Moreover, what Obama did not mention, but should be underscored,...

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World Opinion

April 21, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Korea talks In a presidential statement, the United Nations Security Council unanimously condemned a failed satellite launch by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on April 13. The Security Council also urged the DPRK not to proceed with any further...

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April 20, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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National Opinion

April 20, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

U.S. Secret Service scandal The 11 Secret Service agents who were part of the president’s advance security detail were hired, trained, armed and paid well for their judgment. They failed miserably. Fire them. Take a couple of their supervisors off the...

New rule would hurt family farms

April 19, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Wanting kids to be safe is understandable. But shutting down the farms of the people who care most about those children — their families — goes way too far. That, perhaps not surprisingly, is what the U.S. Department of Labor proposed to do with new rules...

Taxing millionaires

April 18, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

We agree with President Barack Obama. If any millionaires or billionaires don’t feel they are paying enough in federal taxes, they should pay more. We don’t wish to see really rich people wallowing in guilt. Warren Buffett and friends, get out your...

Contraceptives play important role

April 17, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: I would like to offer a response to the letter published Sunday, April 8, written by Delma Craig. Ms. Craig, it saddened me to read your letter regarding the mandate requiring insurance companies to pay for contraceptives with no co-pay. I really...

Obama and the courts

April 17, 2012 • Dear EditorComments (0)

Dear Editor: I was not expecting to hear President Obama speak out against activist judges. For decades, our liberals have depended on the courts to accomplish what voters would find repugnant. A good example was the recent decision by the 9th Circuit Court...

Obamacare darkens fiscal outlook

April 17, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

A new study has concluded that President Barack Obama’s health care law, which the Supreme Court could wholly or partially invalidate within a few months, would add $530 billion to the federal budget deficit by 2021. Government debt already is $15.6...

04/15/12

April 15, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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