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August 12, 2009 RSS feed / Opinion

Drinking never solved anything

Dear Editor: The morning after the beer summit at the White House, I'm a bit hung over. I agree what brings us together is stronger than what pulls us apart. Yet, is a beer détente unity? There must be a better way. More...


Vick broke the law; Robinson broke the color barrier

Shame on Rev. Jessie Jackson for comparing Mi­chael Vick's effort to get back into the NFL to that of Jackie Robinson who fought to overcome an endemic racism in America to become the first black player in baseball. More...

More on Social Security and Medicare editorial

Dear Editor, After reading your commentary of July 1, I was amused by the satirical manner you addressed your experience with the Social Security system. I believed it was a " tongue in cheek" article. More...

What we need now is a new approach to health care in America

Dear Editor: Your Aug. 5 editorial on health care was excellent and I think that Congress and the President need to redo their plan. Their current proposal will lead to a national disaster in cost and rationing and patient-care services. More...


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