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Friday, November 28, 2014

Politics

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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    First lady’s obesity campaign not political

    Politics comes into play when people like and approve the president and first lady. However, there are times when politics shouldn’t be a part of it, and Editor Don Whitten writes that one of those times is when first lady Michelle Obama pushes her campaign to end childhood obesity. (March 4, 2013, Page 4A)

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      Sequestration – finding some middle ground

      Webster’s definition of sequestration seems a bit different than what’s being talked about these days. Editor Don Whitten takes a look at a “political economy” definition and the wide range – depending on who you believe – of possible effects of sequestration. (February 27, 2013, Page 4)

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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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          ‘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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            We get what we work for, deserve

            Local columnist T.J. Ray writes that it appears our government is no longer “of the people” but “of the two parties” because of the division in ideology, and suggests it might be because citizens are no longer working as hard in the system. (November 9, 2012, Page 4A)

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              Thank goodness that’s over; now, can we move on?

              Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg takes a look at the recent campaign season and election, wondering if people aren’t just glad it’s over with and now time to move on to other things. (November 8, 2012, Page 4)

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                Election cycle revealed more about voters than pols

                Local columnist Deidra Jackson writes about the just-completed election cycle and how it showed more about voters than politicians, noting their drive to vote, to not being swayed by big-money influence and to paying attention to issues. (November 8, 2012, Page 4)

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                  Lots of work these days for ‘fact checkers’

                  They were once known as research assistants and were pretty much limited to the publishing business. Now, Editor Don Whitten writes, they’re called “fact checkers” and they touch all parts of our lives, especially in an election year. (November 2, 2012, Page 4A)

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                    Letters to the Editor

                    Carolyn Ross writes to say that President Obama should speak the truth to his employers – the American public – about what went on Benghazi, Libya, more than six weeks ago. (October 31, 2012, Page 4)

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