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Reader Input: US homeless wait their turn

Are we forgetting that the homeless are hungry “after’’ Thanksgiving and “after’’ Christmas? We feed people around the world, but our homeless h ...

Reader Input: Constitutional rights can be lost

It has been reported that 55 percent of Christians are not registered to vote. In the last election, 60 percent of registered Christian citizens did not vote. It is no wonder that ...

Reader Input: May God still bless America

Once again, “Happy Fourth of July” and may God continue to bless America! History reads: Pericles built a civilization upon culture and it failed. Caesar built a civi ...

Reader Input: US discards its opportunities

We are discovering that failure to enforce immigration laws is leading to mass chaos along our Mexican border. Parents from Mexico, Central America and South America desire a bet ...

Reader Input: Constitution a work in progress

The Constitution of the United States of America was established in order to form a more perfect Union. This guideline for unity, obviously, has not yet been achieved. This is the ...

Another View: TV news goes dark when it comes to free trade agreement coverage

Ever hear of the Trans-Pacific Partnership? Don’t worry if you haven’t because hardly anyone in the United States has. At a recent talk about the news media that I ga ...

Reader Input: US health care costs too high

Scott Johnson’s letter, “Happy with new insurance” (Reader Input, Dec. 26), resulted in many online comments criticizing him for taking a subsidy to reduce his in ...

Reader Input: For veterans, gloomy years ahead

I am a Vietnam veteran and a life member of the Vietnam Veterans of America. I am more than familiar with the plight that the vets of that war have endured: drugs, alcohol, crime, ...

Auburn shows little faith in feds

A recent Associated Press poll shows that 70 percent of Americans lack confidence in the government -- and it turns out that many Auburn residents feel no differently. Several Aub ...

Reader Input: Tell truth about our money right now

We want to know about our money “NOW.” Today the United States faces a great financial  crisis. We have a deficit that is swelling larger  every second. Our ...