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Reader Input: Common sense, not extremism

Inscribed in the ancient temple at Delphi were the words “Nothing to excess.” For Aristotle, it meant the desired middle between two extremes: excess and deficiency ... ...

Reader Input: Boehner’s act an abomination

The dishonorable (Speaker of the United States House of Representatives) John Boehner strikes again. Whether you like it or not, Boehner’s foray into diplomacy by inviting ...

Reader Input: For much, writer is thankful

Lord, let us be thankful on this joyous occasion that we have two more months before the tea party Republicans take over control of the United States Congress. Let’s be hop ...

Reader Input: Does anyone have a memory?

Columns and editorials said voters voted the way they did because they were discontented with Obama. What? Are voters discontented with President Obama because he got them throug ...

Reader input: Politicians say we’re tanking

I know the economy is getting better because fewer people are panhandling. But, the Republicans and Tea Party keep saying the economy is tanking. Tell that to the stock markets, bu ...

Reader Input: GOP exploits public fears

The evolution or devolution of the Republican Party over the past 20 years: Never underestimate fear as a driving force in America politics. In the 1990s, the religious right ros ...

Reader Input: What to do about Iraq?

What to do in Iraq? If you’re a Republican or tea partyer, you can blame President Barack Obama. If you’re a realist and follow what’s going on, you know that the ...

Reader Input: Cantor ouster shows GOP’s true colors

Amazing! We have one far-right tea party demagogue defeating an established, but deeply flawed political hack in Virginia by claiming that Mr. Eric Cantor is “not conservativ ...

Reader Input: Cantor ouster shows GOP’s true colors

Amazing! We have one far-right tea party demagogue defeating an established, but deeply flawed political hack in Virginia by claiming that Mr. Eric Cantor is “not conservativ ...

Another View: McClintock-Moore could be a slugfest

For incumbent Tom McClintock, the 2014 election cycle likely will not be the cakewalk he originally anticipated in District 4 … especially if Democrats get off their butts a ...