Letter to the Editor: Obama as CEO

To the Editor: I have felt compelled for a while to write an opinion about the current administration serving the United States. “Serving” might not be the correct word to describe this group. I still find it amazing that a junior senator from Illinois can suddenly be elected to head the most powerful political, economic and military country in the world.

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Thomas Sowell – Measles, Vaccines and Autism

Thomas Sowell

The current controversy over whether parents should be forced to have their children vaccinated for measles is one of the painful signs of our times. Measles was virtually wiped out in the United States, years ago. Why the resurgence of this disease now?

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Thomas Sowell – Obama Versus America

Thomas Sowell

In his recent trip to India, President Obama repeated a long-standing pattern of his — denigrating the United States to foreign audiences. He said that he had been discriminated against because of his skin color in America, a country in which there is, even now, "terrible poverty."

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Shooting at Chuck E. Cheese’s suspect in custody

Deven A. Strauther, age 23, who was wanted as a person of interest in connection with a shooting that took place at the Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant at 2669 Veteran’s Memorial Parkway in St. Charles on Jan. 26, is in police custody.

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Thomas Sowell – Stormy Weather and Politics

Thomas Sowell

It was refreshing to see meteorologists apologize for their dire — and wrong — predictions of an unprecedented snow storm that they had said would devastate the northeast. It was a big storm, but the northeast has seen lots of big snow storms before and will probably see lots of big snow storms again. That's called winter.

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Business: Honoring Veterans

Cuivre River Electric recently awarded $5,000 to Veterans Coffee Talk of Troy in the form of a grant to help transport local veterans on their Honor Flight journey to Washington, D.C. Nine veterans were on the most recent flight, and an additional seven local veterans will have their flights funded this spring by the grant.

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Help in emergencies

The St. Charles County Department of Community Health and the Environment hosts an open house at 6 p.m., on Thursday, Feb. 5 to introduce to St. Charles County Medical Reserve Corps.

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Crossings Storage Lot has been approved for a vacant tract of land along T.R. Hughes Boulevard near Hwy. 79.

Crossings Storage Lot has been approved for a vacant tract of land along T.R. Hughes Boulevard near ...

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