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Friday, December 19, 2014

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Gittin’ Sumpin’ Fuh Nuttin’

Local columnist Jimmy Reed recalls a dream he had about government debt and spending and how it affected a hog farmer he knew in years past. (October 21, 2014, Page 4)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Preston Ray Garrett writes about the sequester, spending cuts, the budget deficit and the national debt and points out misinformation that should not be tolerated. (March 21, 2013, Page 4)

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      Letters to the Editor

      Millie Stivers writes to say that the reason U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee voted against a bill to aid victims of Hurricane Sandy was because of all the “pork” attached to the bill, while Jack Dunbar writes to say that efforts to ban assault rifles does not violate the Second Amendment. (January 22, 2013, Page 4)

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        ‘Fiscal cliff’ – when and what – a scary thought

        The “fiscal cliff.” Is it coming? Will Congress and the administration reach a compromise? What will it mean for most Americans? Editor Don Whitten ponders those questions and others as he explores the talk about the impending cliff that’s moving closer and closer. (December 10, 2012, Page 4A)

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          Letters to the Editor

          Cal Bowen writes to say that the real cost of public debt is the interest that has to be paid more so than reckless spending. (August 9, 2011, Page 4)

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