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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 governor, I think Martinez is doing a good job of carrying out the will [&hellip...

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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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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...

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May 5, 2012 • CartoonsComments (0)

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World Opinion

May 5, 2012 • EditorialComments (0)

Israel’s 64th anniversary As Israel turns 64, we have much to be proud of. But we do not always appreciate our many achievements. We agonize over the Iranian nuclear threat, endlessly debating the pros and cons of a pre-emptive military strike against an...