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Friday, April 18, 2014

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Letters to the Editor

Peter Frost writes that a divided Congress will not be able to solve any problems and he calls on “minority ideologues” like Alan Nunnelee to start working with their more moderate colleagues. (October 23, 2013, Page 4)

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    Children, Congress aren’t so very different

    Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg has noticed a similarity between children and members of Congress, and the wonders if we ought to start treating Congress the same as we treat our kids when they don’t get along. (October 11, 2013, Page 4A)

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      Voters keep Oxford on path to prosperity

      News Editor Jonathan Scott takes a look at our thriving community – one of the fastest growing in the state – and writes about the blessing and curses of growth and who’s in charge of the change that’s inevitable. (June 6, 2013, Page 4)

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        Letters to the Editor

        Don Mutchler writes to say that elected officials should put the interests of their constituents ahead of their own preferences when it comes to making laws and policy. (June 5, 2013, Page 4A)

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          Term limits idea beginning to look better

          Editor Don Whitten, long opposed to term limits, writes that he might be changing his mind about how long we allow members of Congress to serve. (May 29, 2013, Page 4)

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            Letters to the Editor

            Peter Frost writes about the anger at the government that has dominated the news recently and urges everyone to do what they can to make things better. (April 24, 2013, Page 4)

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              Foundations

              Guest columnist Will Dabbs writes about the importance of foundations and how we in the United States stand on the one established by our founding fathers. (March 27, 2013, Page 4)

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                Partisanship, bipartisanship must coexist

                Editor Don Whitten takes a look at partisanship and bipartisanship in politics, particularly at the state and national level, and notes how the two must coexist if our governments are to get anything done. (March 8, 2013, Page 4A)

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                  Our leaders must know, and follow, the Constitution

                  Guest columnist Maxine H. Karr quotes some of our country’s founding fathers and other statemen in making the point that our leaders today should know, and adhere to, the Constitution written when the United States was formed. (March 6, 2013, Page 4)

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                    Empty mailbox on Saturday – what will we do?

                    Barring a possible backlash from Congress, it appears Saturday home delivery of mail will end this summer. Editor Don Whitten looks at the joys of Saturday trips to the mail box and wonders if we can come up with a way to keep it going. (February 8, 2013, Page 4A)

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