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  • EDITORIAL: Schools may not promote or prohibit religious expression

    The Gazette editorial
    Updated: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    Public schools should not proselytize beliefs of Christianity, Judaism, Islam or any other religion. Nor should they prohibit a student, or group of students, from praying during free time that allows the exchange of nearly all other ideas. A federal lawsuit claims District 20's Pine...

  • LETTERS: An explosive and intricate ruse; diabetes epidemic

    Letters
    Published: Tue, Nov 18, 2014

    An explosive and intricate ruse This should be the biggest bombshell of a story in the new century! As I understand it, one of the framers of the ACA, Jonathan Gruber, has admitted to committing fraud. He and his "co-conspirators" intentionally crafted a document used by the Congress...

  • LETTERS: Understanding an unjust law; disappointed in political parties

    Letters
    Published: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    Understanding an unjust law E.J. Dionne's column in the Nov. 14 Gazette argues - in my thinking correctly - that the Affordable Care Act should be understood "holistically and textually" and in line with the "original intent" of the law when it comes before the Supreme Court for...

  • EDITORIAL: Obamacare a target for GOP

    The Gazette editorial
    Published: Mon, Nov 17, 2014

    These are not good days for Obamacare. The law remains as unpopular as ever in polls, and voters just removed four more incumbent senators who voted for it in 2009. (A fifth removal is likely next month.) In addition, Obamacare is entering its second year with a new round of insurance...

  • EDITORIAL: Obama's final two years: A sprint on regulation?

    Published: Sun, Nov 16, 2014

    The election results were a crushing political blow for the Obama administration, giving Republicans firm control of both houses of Congress for the final two years of his term. But this in no way signals the end of the president's policy agenda. It simply shifts the action to...

  • LETTERS: Family trying to get by; EEOC broken

    Letters
    Published: Sat, Nov 15, 2014

    A family just trying to get by In the midst of this polar plunge, I find myself with a wife and a 21/2-year-old going through the minus 5 degree night with a furnace that stopped working overnight. In the morning, I troubleshot it and identified the circuit card was bad. Something...

  • EDITORIAL: President's purported plans dismember immigration law

    Published: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    The executive actions reportedly planned by President Barack Obama, as outlined by Fox News, are shocking in their scope and disregard for the well-being of Americans, not to mention their contempt for the democratic process and the wishes of the public. The purported actions are not...

  • EDITORIAL: Can Iran be trusted? Dealings on nuke program worrisome

    Published: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    When dealing with the Soviets and their nuclear aggression, President Ronald Reagan famously cited an old Russian proverb: "Trust, but verify." In his current dealings with Iran and its nuclear ambitions, President Barack Obama seems to be forgetting about that second part. He is...

  • LETTERS: Public schools not a business

    Letters
    Published: Fri, Nov 14, 2014

    The real issue for taxpayers I read Debbie Kelley's article "Suit: School violates civil rights" in the Nov. 11 Gazette. I also read a letter to the editor from John Stonestreet on the topic. I don't understand why you both missed a major issue for taxpayers like me. I pay a...

  • LETTERS: Praying in high school; biased journalism

    Letters
    Published: Thu, Nov 13, 2014

    Take notice and start praying Thank you, Gazette, for putting the lawsuit article about Chase Windebank on the front page. Every Christian student in D-20 should take notice and start praying. Every Christian parent should go to the school board meetings and state how our rights are...

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