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Mark Franke: NIMBY is alive and well

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Not In My Back Yard (NIMBY) demands recognition as a universal truth with claims both on natural law and natural rights. Its logic is unassailable. It must be, based on the number of people who claim Bill of Rights level protection under it. No one has offered a refutation acceptable to the NIMBY choir.

Lee Hamitlon: Remember what government can do

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Here’s a question: When was the last time at least half of Americans said the government in Washington could be trusted to do the right thing all or most of the time?

Ryan Trares: Heading to the House of Mouse

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At long last, it’s finally going to happen.

Mark Franke: Jimmy Carter days are here again

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The bane of retirement is trying to live on a fixed income. At least that is what everyone who is retired believes.

Opinion: To see the future, look back

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People consider me old-fashioned, even medieval, in my thinking and outlook. I plead guilty.

Opinion: The shooting in Buffalo and the American heart

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INDIANAPOLIS—The mass shooting in Buffalo, New York, shows just how much venom and poison flow through America’s body politic these days.

OPINION: GOP spin is to completely spin off

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In mid April, the Republican National Committee voted unanimously to withdraw from the Commission on Presidential Debates. As reported by Reuters, RNC’s chairperson, Ronna McDaniel said in a statement, “We are going to find newer, better debate platforms to ensure that future nominees are not forced to go through the biased CPD in order to make their case to the American people.”

OPINION: Something for everyone

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At first glance it’s a blank, white canvas but when examining the wall a bit closer we could see the instantly recognizable raised dots of braille. Although neither of us could read braille, we couldn’t resist reaching out to touch and feel the wall.