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Here come the kings
Word is that Jeb Bush will seek the presidency of these United States in 2016. As news reports have noted, a Bush candidacy could set up a contest between Bush and Hillary Rodham (let us not forget...
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News flash: CIA often lies
If you believe the recently released Senate Intelligence Committee torture report, you might be tempted to conclude that the CIA lied to the press and the public and to Congress about the extent an...
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President has little to do with price of gas
Oil, like political punditry, is a commodity, traded freely on the open market and subject to the laws of supply and demand. The difference of course is that punditry enjoys an abundant and renewab...
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Filibuster rule debate is not a partisan issue
On many occasions, I have taken issue with the modern interpretation of the Senate filibuster rule. When I last wrote on this topic in a newsletter, it was just before this year’s elections. Contro...
Dec 17, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Memories
A reader submits this early 1950s photo of Appalachia Elementary School class officers. They are identified on the photo’s back as (from left) Myrna Holcomb, Dickie Huneycutt, Bobbie Jo Sizemore, P...
Dec 11, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Children's service is vital
To the Editor: We are writing to share the unfortunate and heartbreaking news with you that The Southwest Virginia Children’s Advocacy Center of Mountain Empire Older Citizens has served a record s...
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Artwork praised
To the Editor: I went to the college to view the Wallens Ridge prisoners artwork this afternoon and came away with mixed emotions. The artwork was magnificent. I enjoyed studying each drawing attem...
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    by PETER FUNT • Columnist
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    by WILL DURST • Columnist
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    by MORGAN GRIFFITH • Ninth District Representative
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