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We are Community

This week, we introduce “Random Thoughts: A Community Conversation.” This new feature fills the space, though not the void, created by the retirement of columnist Thomas Sowell in 2016.

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Letters to the Editor: Feb. 21

Voices crying in the wilderness To the Editor: Last night, I watched Rand Paul and Mike Lee battling vainly against the tide. The tide in this case was their fellow senators, who have lost their minds and are willing to sell this nation’s security and future down the river for the sake of a short-term, stopgap, partial budget Band-Aid. Retired ...

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Keeping our eyes on the ball

Watching the Republicans’ wailing and gnashing of teeth over the clearly tainted FBI investigation, including the vicious animus of at least one team member and the Bureau’s refusal to say if it paid for the infamous dossier, I am still struck by one overriding question: “But what is the underlying truth?”

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Where is the debt debate?

The total debt owed by the U.S. government to the public is nearly four-fifths the value of GDP, the dollar amount of all goods and services produced by our economy.

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More tips for surviving a disaster

Great cover story on disaster prep. We are lucky to have professionals like Hunt, Thiemann and Yeomans; however, your article gives false expectations that these folks will be able to come to the rescue on an as-needed basis. That will not happen. It is up to individuals and families to prepare for a minimum of 72 hours.

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The right to health care

Here we go again, this time it’s a Medicaid work requirement. The Trump administration could not repeal the Affordable Care Act, so they are taking another approach to take away health coverage. 

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