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George Will: We like Ike too much to honor him with this monstrosity

Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015
We could wearily shrug, say “Oh, well,” and economize waste and annoyance by just building the proposed $142 million Dwight D. Eisenhower Memoria

Stockade money an election year tactic

Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015
*Stockade money an election year tactic
*GE took the benefits of loyal war veterans
*Disagree with opinion but respect right to it
*Glad to see paper let people voice opinions
*County sued because Koetzle wouldn't pay

Fight to keep funding for housing programs

Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015
Federal money too important to city to leave it to chance

Joe Conason: Want to ensure Social Security’s future? Don’t vote Republican for president

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015
Ten years ago, as Americans celebrated the 70th anniversary of Social Security

Great experience at Ellis after surgery

Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015
*Great experience at Ellis after surgery
*Horses too young to be used for racing
*Writer displayed his bias against hunters
*Glad to see new train station is being build
*Letter writer missed point on truck stop

Susan Estrich: Kasich is a conservative liberals can like

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
I like John Kasich.

E.J. Dionne: Maintaining our right to vote is a never-ending battle

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
Many find politics frustrating because problems that seemed to be solved in one generation crop up again years or decades later.

Iran deal is the best we could have gotten

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
*Iran deal is the best we could have gotten
*What is the basis for school rating system
*Trump would not be good leader for U.S.

Bag search at movie theaters is overkill

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015
No gunman is going to be stopped by a bag search, but someone sneaking in candy will

David Harsanyi: If government gives you health advice, do the opposite

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
Well, because that’s what government does best.

Writer missed point about killing of Cecil

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
*Writer missed point about killing of Cecil
*Government AWOL on DWIs, gas prices
*Bible not meant to be taken out of context
*Questions about new casino need answers
*On Iran, no shame in use of compromise

Public has a right to know terms of settlement

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015
Saratoga Springs taxpayers kept in dark about deal with man who flipped off cop

Froma Harrop: Unfair to blame Coke for making us fat

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
Champions of righteous eating have been saying terrible things of late about Coke.

Richard Cohen: U.S. shouldn’t have to apologize for dropping the bomb

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
Should the United States apologize for the nuclear bombing of Japan at the very end of World War II?

Grateful to ‘angel’ for assistance after crash

Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015
*Grateful to ‘angel’ for assistance after crash
*Alternative bypass B not best for Fonda
*Where are figures for Belmont attendance?

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