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Can’t Tell The Candidates Without A Scorecard
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Can’t Tell The Candidates Without A Scorecard

BY GARY EDMONDSON My newspapering past lingers in my tendency to take notes while watching public performances. About three lifetimes ago, that note-taking led me to become a freelance dance reviewer. Can’t say it was a “job” or “task.” Too much art and grace involved. But unless we’re talking a solo or pas de deux,…

House Dems Will Protect Trumpistas From Trump
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House Dems Will Protect Trumpistas From Trump

BY GARY EDMONDSON Small children are ripped from their mothers’ arms and put in cages in the United States of America. But they’re not your kids. No problem. An American student visiting North Korea thinks a poster of “The Little Rocket Man” would be a neat souvenir. He gets sentenced to 15 years hard labor…

‘Promoting The General Welfare’
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‘Promoting The General Welfare’

BY BOB BEARDEN Social Security and Medicare are socialistic programs that benefit our citizens as they were intended. President Trump has released his 2020 proposed budget and it is in the trillions. It includes drastic cuts to Medicaid and Medicare [over a 10-year period], which would directly affect most of the people who voted him…

117 Years Of Daily Influence
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117 Years Of Daily Influence

BY DAVID PERRYMAN Old traditions die hard. Four of my great-grandparents brought their children to western Oklahoma before statehood but for the rest of their lives they remained faithful readers of the newspapers of their youth. In fact, for three generations after Ed and Ethel Horton left Kansas, that state’s Capper’s Weekly was a regular family…

It’s Not About A Wall
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It’s Not About A Wall

BY GARY EDMONDSON Times could not be better for fat cat Republicans. Their man in charge has shut down the government, forcing nearly a million more workers into desperate economic straits just ripe for predatory picking and effectively curtailed those troublesome rules that eat into their profits – since no one remains to enforce them….

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