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Decriminalize poverty; end the war on drugs
Conspiracy theories are easy to make up. They all follow the same formula: An omnipotent force wills it, everybody is in on it, it takes place perfectly and no one else will tell you this. Throw in...
Oct 29, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Just because a tale sounds good doesn't make it true
I like a good ghost story as much as the next person, especially this time of the year, when the world around us is dying back as winter approaches. But the tellers of ghost tales these days just c...
Oct 23, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Make the right choice about meals tax
To the Editor: A few years ago, George Jones made a song called "Choices." In the song, he shares with us how he was faced with various choices throughout his young life and the impact that it had ...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gillespie is best choice for U.S. Senate
To the Editor: As we watch the daily unrest here at home and abroad with so much uncertainty, it is refreshing to see a candidate with a clear and well-thought out plan for not only us as a state b...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Corruption actually is down, but its definition is narrow
Earlier this year, veteran political writer Thomas Edsall reported an eyebrow-raising fact about Americans’ views toward government. Polling by Gallup, he noted, found that the proportion of Americ...
Oct 22, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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No such thing as a conservative Democrat
To the Editor: I picked up a copy of The Dickenson Star at Food City last weekend and read the story on the special election for the 4th District House of Delegates seat. I found it amusing that De...
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    by LEE H. HAMILTON • Guest Commentator
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