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Lincoln should have let the South secede

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
*Lincoln should have let the South secede
*Ammo shortage not supported by facts
*Taking over failing schools is no solution
*Regs on chickens not needed in Charlton
*Corrupted politicians should pay the price
*Lower drinking age not the right solution
*Why isn’t lake in park cleared for skating?

David Harsanyi: The last thing the Middle East needs is more democracy

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
President Barack Obama gave a speech at the White House’s summit on countering violent extremism last week, which was crammed with predictable feel-good ideas for combating the imaginary root causes of Islamic extremism.

Editorial: Don't dismiss student study

Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
Just because they're kids doesn't mean they don't know what they're talking about

Susan Estrich: ISIS use of social media in recruitment should inspire parents to be more vigilant

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
When I was 15, my mother let me take the bus to Lynn, a small city about five miles from our house and two blocks from my father’s office.

We must act against unethical government

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
*We must act against unethical government
*Find alternatives to dangerous fuel oil
*Review history before electing a third Bush
*Conservative talkers are not the only liars
*Services, taxpayers hit by large pensions
*Don’t generalize on religious individuals

Editorial: Email purge cause for suspicion

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015
No reason state has to destroy emails after such a short period of time

King Cuomo needs lesson on education

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
*King Cuomo needs lesson on education
*Dishonesty wins in Schenectady politics
*Breast-feeding story not worth headlines
*Help stop smoking in youth-rated movies
*New initiative aimed at youth gamblers
*Defense of Williams excuse to bash Fox

Charles Krauthammer: GOP can outmaneuver Dems by abolishing filibuster

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
I’ve been radicalized.

Editorial: No need for Halfmoon to have its own ZIP Code

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
Codes are used for delivery of mail, not community identity

New excuses for lying absolve left and right

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
*New excuses for lying absolve left and right
*New Visions boosts student achievement
*Writer discussing the weather, not climate
*Obama should boost Pell Grant funding
*Hope Brian Williams gives honest apology
*Tax scofflaws don’t deserve re-election
*Reinstating draft will have positive effects

E.J.Dionne: Before repealing Obamacare, look at who would be hurt

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
Will it take the repeal of the Affordable Care Act or its evisceration by the Supreme Court for us to appreciate what it’s actually done?

Editorial: A bright light extinguished

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015
Teen's suicide leaves us with loss, questions

Richard Cohen: England trip raises questions about Walker’s true beliefs

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015
If I were a Republican, I think I might have supported Scott Walker for president.

Clean up problems in gov't, welfare, crime

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015
*Clean up problems in gov't, welfare, crime
*Social Security not to blame for U.S. deficit
*Conason went after wrong targets for lies
*Ellis employees need to report bad practices
*Changing climate is measured long-term

Editorial: High Notes

Monday, Feb. 23, 2015
Spotlighting the good being done in our communities

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