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Another View: House budget proposal will head us back to prosperity

In August of 2010, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs warned that the greatest threat to our national security was our national debt. That was $4 trillion of debt ago. In fact, sin ...

Another View: Sequester, we hardly knew ye

The great irony of the Republican decision to bust the budget sequester is that barely two months ago, congressional roles were reversed. The Democrats insisted on funding the go ...

Another View: Protecting America’s full faith and credit

Amidst all the controversies gripping Congress, certainly we should all be able to agree that the full faith and credit of the United States – the very trust the public has w ...

How much am I bid for this endorsement?

Who would have believed that the urban myth about the self-destructiveness of the Republican Party was true, at least here in the foothills? Judging by what I’ve seen so far, if ...

If you love them, learn CPR

Would you know how to respond if your child stopped breathing or someone you love had a heart attack? As parents, we all want the very best for our children. However, when it come ...

Proposed septic tank regulations would burden residents

The State Water Resources Control Board has proposed a new set of regulations governing the installation and inspection of all new and existing septic systems. The new regulations ...