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Perspective: Tax break temporary crumbs for middle class

The U.S. Congress, with the President’s endorsement, has handed over a massive tax break to corporations and individuals who don’t need it.  Temporary crumbs are being allocated to the middle class for window dressing, but no one seems to care that these acts are trapping our grandchildren, and maybe even our great-grandchildren, in massive debt […]

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Perspective: I believe…

I consider myself a politically independent conservative liberal (or liberal conservative). I believe a country should take care of its weakest members. A country cannot call itself civilized when its children, disabled, sick, and elderly are neglected. I believe healthcare is a right, not a privilege. Somehow that’s interpreted as “I believe Obamacare is the […]

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Letter: Neglected/abused children more than a budget issue

Recently there has been publicity and several articles about the problems of the Indiana Department of Child Services, including the resignation of the State Director. I’m sending this letter in an effort to educate the public about this serious problem in Indiana and especially in the five counties that compose Indiana House District 74 (Crawford, […]

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Perspective: Demand congressional term limits

I am concerned about the lack of concern that permeates throughout our elected representative government. Their uncontrollable thirst for power, money, and special privileges through gerrymandering along with their love of donations from special interest groups (legalized bribery) has turned our Congress into a corrupt cesspool. Some, if not most, politicians will do anything for […]

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Perspective: Labels, taxes and hate

I recently had discussions about what exactly does conservative and liberal mean in a political sense. We have varying interpretations, so as a political independent, I started to research the subject from various political viewpoints, right wing, left wing, democrat, republican and independent. My interest was based on what appears to be increasing hate speech […]

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Perspective: Trump getting it right with tax reform

As Congress begins to debate tax reform, I am thankful for President Donald Trump’s attitude and desire to deliver tax reform for hardworking middle-class Americans. It was not long ago that President Barack Obama’s economic policies resulted in sluggish economic growth, fewer jobs, and higher rates of unemployment. The tax and regulatory policies of his […]

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