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The Associated PressTurning the page on years of war and recession, President Barack Obama summoned a divided nation Monday to act with “passion and dedication” to broaden equality and prosperity at home, nurture democracy around the world and combat global...
Democracy is a theory yet to be disproved To the editor: Watching the election returns on television reminded me why I migrated to this country a few years ago. I am proud to be an American. We are a country that is so big, so great, so diverse and...
Thanks to sponsors, participants in Donut Alley event To the editor: The second annual Krumpe’s Donut Alley Rally 5K on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, surpassed all of our expectations with 584 participants, raising $9,012.94 for the Wounded Warrior...
Many stories coming from investigative journalists are very informative. At the same time, some are troubling and unnerving. This is the case with Jeff Sharlet’s latest study, “C Street,” a sequel to “The Family,” written...
“I have a suggestion as to how to get more acceptable candidates to run for office. Let’s all stop contributing to these huge multimillion-dollar ‘campaign fund treasuries’ that politicians typically accumulate. Why should it...
Throughout the country, most children have recently started a new academic year. Teachers are sending out their lists of required readings, and parents are beginning to gather books. The American Library Association uses this time of year for an...
firstname.lastname@example.orgFor a quick primer on how government-by-petition works out, look to the west. California adopted a form of direct democracy in 1911 and the truly incredible thing is that for the next 67 years, the people used a remarkable degree of restraint. The year...
Country must focus efforts on improving defense here To the editor: I am a veteran and very proud of our country, but I think we need to change our foreign policy now. Since we were attacked on Sept. 11, 2001, we have been fighting in Iraq,...
Critical thinking depends on one thing: facts To the editor: I find it ironic that Richard Giovanoni (Herald-Mail, July 20) would push the idea of critical thinking concerning evolution. The ability to think critically depends on factual evidence and...
Within a short period of time one can notice the word “plutocracy” being used by pundits to describe the direction in which our society is going. We are surely aware of the power of the wealthy because they can afford to hire lawyers,...
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