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To the editor:  This letter for Jan. 22, 2013, is in memory of the “infamous” decision of Roe vs. Wade in 1973, when the right to life was taken away from countless millions of innocent little babies. Some of the quotations written are taken from a booklet called “Infant Homicides Through Contraceptives.” Dr. Bogomir Kuhar’s [...]

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One hot summer day when I was a child, no more than 9 or 10, I had an encounter with a carnival worker at the county fair. The carnie was working a dart game. If you broke a balloon, you won the prize revealed behind it — usually a paper lei or some other trinket. [...]

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“The groundhog is like most other prophets; it delivers its prediction and then disappears.” — Bill Vaughan Flight 2013 is taxiing down the runway and like it or not, we’re all on board. Whether we have enough fuel to remain airborne for 52 weeks is anybody’s guess. But your friendly columnist, the same one who [...]

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Control Tower, this is Flight 2012, requesting permission to land. We need to do so quickly. We’re missing a wheel or two, so we’re coming in hot, and the landing will be fast since we’re missing part of the wing, not to mention a window or two. Frankly, we can’t get down soon enough. You [...]

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In a world seemingly gone mad, I have been thinking long and hard about what I should say to readers in this, our Christmas issue. The news has been full of violence with the latest atrocity being the massacre of first-graders in Connecticut. However, the madness is right here among us with a cop killer [...]

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When our children were small, as with all children of a certain age, they thought Christmas was exciting. From Thanksgiving on, as the traditions of putting up the tree, writing to Santa and wrapping the gifts came about, their enthusiasm for the whole enterprise grew. We parents, of course, tortured the young ones by offering [...]

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To the editor:  The Constitution was written by God-fearing men who loved Jesus. Now our Constitution is being trampled on by evil, Godless people. Our Constitution states that we have life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Our Constitution was trampled on when evil judges passed a law to make it legal to kill our [...]

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To the editor:  We couldn’t make it to Scott Van Norman’s benefit at the Baptist Church so I just stopped in long enough to make a donation. What a great turn out. You know how your chest swells with pride when they play the national anthem? That’s the feeling I got when I walked in [...]

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