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Letters to the editor, July 1

Equal pay
Published: 07/01/15

Battle flag: heritage or hatred?

Each morning when I sit down at my computer and look out my window I’m assaulted by the Confederate battle flag flying from my neighbor’s flag pole across a small lake. I don’t know if he’s a bigot or simply has some romantic ...
Published: 07/01/15

Unsettled questions

The Affordable Care Act of 2010 was enacted in Congress and that’s where any substantial changes to it should be made. If the Supreme Court had held last week that the ACA does not allow federal subsidies in states such as Florida that have not...
Published: 07/01/15

Easy targets

We have long been fascinated by the federal government’s inability to avoid falling off the trailing edge of technological innovation. Over the years we’ve passed along stories of how the technology in use at agencies such as the Federal ...
Published: 06/23/15

Jeb has a fight on his hands

The last time Jeb Bush ran for office, it was 13 years ago. Barack Obama was serving in the Illinois state Senate. No one had heard of Obamacare or the tea party, and wouldn’t for years. It was before the invasion of Iraq, before Hurricane Katr...
Published: 06/23/15

Letters to the editor, June 24

Sunshine hypocrisy
Published: 06/23/15

Letters to the editor, June 17

All deserve better
Updated one month ago

Change of position

In 2009, in one of his earliest foreign policy decisions, President Barack Obama canceled plans for a missile defense system the governments of Poland and the Czech Republic had agreed to have stationed on their soil. The move was part of what the Ob...
Updated one month ago

Let’s let God have some peace

The Rev. Franklin Graham, son of the Rev. Billy Graham, has been instructing the Supreme Court justices on their duty to adhere to biblical standards in determining the constitutionality of same-sex marriage, authoritatively citing what are essential...
Updated one month ago

Nothing major

Last week the Environmental Protection Agency released its long-awaited study on the pollution danger posed by the oil and natural gas drilling technique known as fracking. In general, the EPA, in its 1,000-page report, concluded that fracking poses ...
Updated one month ago