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Ken: Of all the U.S. cities affected by demonstrations and protests, Minneapolis is the first that I am aware of that has a plan to totally disband and reconstitute its police department. The very progressive City Council has passed a bill which might become a referendum to be voted on this …

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In November 2015, three years after taking the San Francisco 49ers to the Super Bowl, quarterback Colin Kaepernick was benched in favor of Blaine Gabbert, a career journeyman most recently unsuccessful with the Jacksonville Jaguars. The next preseason, Kaepernick began donning garb designed …

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It’s election season and the mass “unfriending” has begun. Friend against friend and family member against family member arguments are in full bloom and potentially creating relationship damage that may extend far past election season.

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WASHINGTON — Want to know how Sundar Pichai handled himself during his testimony to Congress?

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As we watch the pandemic spread in spite of the president’s denials, and as we watch him put the military into cities in rebellion even though the governors and mayors do not want or need the help, we are chagrined. As we watch the debacle of a presidential campaign unfold with lies and miss…

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Arlene and I built our dream home 26 years ago. We put every bit of emotion and money into our dream. We even gave it a name, FoxMoore Farm. We finished raising our kids and enjoyed 25 Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays in this home that is way too big and sits on 40 acres. Our youthful ent…

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Surely, I’m not the only one fed up with the social anarchy tearing this country apart, as well as the pinheads allowing it to exist? At this rate, people may come to understand the term “silent-majority” with more clarity in November.

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How can you tell President Donald Trump thinks he’s going to lose in November? Because he has already begun salting the earth behind him.

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On Tuesday, The Wall Street Journal released the results of a poll performed in conjunction with NBC News. The poll found that 56 percent of Americans believe American society is racist. Seventy-one percent believe race relations are either very or fairly bad. Most troubling, 65 percent of b…

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Joe: It looks like autumn is shaping up to be tumultuous. As we write this there is a resurgence of COVID-19 infections and the opening of schools in this country and the manner in which classes would be held is gripped with uncertainty. A headline in the Daily Journal recently read “U.S. de…

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Growing up in the early 1950’s, one had a much more limited selection of shows to watch on TV. Also, the household had one TV and families watched together or you didn’t watch. As a result, children with lesser votes often watched what dad watched. For me, this often meant boxing, brought to…

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Numbers don’t lie. Chicago is in desperate need of a long overdue intervention. The only thing killing more of its residents this month than the epidemic violence virus is the pandemic virus. And August also has 31 days and will be almost as hot as July.

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We are living through unprecedented and uncharted times. A pandemic has seized our world, while social unrest and violence has swept into our major cities. Add to it all that it’s an election year and everything that is happening has become politicized. It appears that the nation has never b…

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WASHINGTON — In 2018, Bob Woodward recounted then-White House chief of staff John Kelly’s view of President Donald Trump. “He’s gone off the rails,” Kelly said. “We’re in Crazytown.”

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As I read several newspapers every day since I retired, I cannot help but wonder if there is any news other than the maltreatment of blacks, the mistrust of police, or the rise and fall of the numbers in the pandemic. Since I am a retired lawyer, I can pick on them a bit. I always believed t…

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It took until July 15 to feel almost normal. Thanks to the extended filing deadline, my taxes were finally filed. Picture perfect weather and beautiful live music in the early afternoon outdoors at the depot made it seem as if America was great again. After 90 short minutes, it was back to o…

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This week, gadfly New York Times columnist Bari Weiss resigned her position at the so-called newspaper of record. She did so after years of fielding slings and arrows from her own colleagues and editors, who treated her as an ultra-conservative enemy — this despite the fact her perspective o…

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As Americans’ attention focuses on schools and the risks and potential rewards of reopening, a test case of sorts is playing out. With troubling results.

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If the “liberal” green movement had the political power during earlier periods of our nation’s history that it has now, we would not have built the railroads. Also, there would be no interstate highway system, and the electric grid system that powers our country would be disconnected and shattered.

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