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Friday, December 19, 2014

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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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                Letters to the Editor

                Rob Winkler writes to take issue with a recent Jimmy Reed column and to say that no one is calling for the government to “disarm all citizens.” (January 31, 2013, Page 4)

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                  Questionable behavior by elected officials

                  Elected government officials are supposed to be representing us, right? News Editor Jonathan Scott writes about a couple of these officials and some recent actions that appear somewhat questionable, and he wonders if they’re aware of the perception and appearance many of their constituents are getting. (January 17, 2013, Page 4)

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                    ‘Fiscal cliff’ game goes down to the wire

                    The biggest game over the past four or five days wasn’t in the NFL or NCAA; it was in Washington as government officials played the “Fiscal Cliff” bowl. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at the game, picking out some highlights and some good and bad plays. (January 2, 2013, Page 4)

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