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Letters to the editor, July 8

Chief hack
Updated one month ago

Gay marriage debate enters new phase

Everyone knows where the debate over gay marriage is going next. Now that the Supreme Court has imposed its edict on the land, the question is whether religious institutions and people of faith will still be permitted to act on moral beliefs that the...
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Letters to the editor, July 1

Equal pay
Updated one month ago

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 ...
Updated one month ago

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...
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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 ...
Updated one month ago

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...
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Letters to the editor, June 24

Sunshine hypocrisy
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Letters to the editor, June 17

All deserve better
Updated: 2 months 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: 2 months ago