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Plans ahead for fun with food | Our Corner

  • May 21, 2015 at 11:00AM

Food, food, yummy food so good and bad. I have discovered from a most reliable source the fall in the Garden of Eden was about losing out on what we get to eat. Specifically, after 50 there is no more stuffing ourselves with cold pizza and praline ice cream at midnight – or for breakfast.

 

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The definition of futility | Editorial Cartoon

  • May 20, 2015 at 12:23PM

This week's editorial cartoon comments on the futility of some protests relating to drilling in the Arctic.

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The Way Forward for Congress | Lee H. Hamiltion

  • May 17, 2015 at 10:21PM

There have been encouraging signs on Capitol Hill of late that Congress’s long slide into irrelevance may be slowing.

Putting trust back into newspapers | Our Corner

  • May 14, 2015 at 1:00PM

Ask any salesperson what they need to sell a product and they’ll say two things. First, there must be a need for the product being sold. Second, there has to be rapport between the company and the consumer. The news industry is no different than a business in this sense. Information is a valuable commodity that will never depreciate, so the need for TV news stations and newspapers remains strong.

Balancing power in the Middle East | Rich Elfers

  • May 14, 2015 at 10:00AM

“Iran spends $35 billion a year to prop up the Assad regime, according to one estimate.” This report comes from an Iranian official who was interviewed by Nicholas Blanford, a Christian Science Monitor correspondent in an April 27 article entitled, “Why Iran Is Standing by its Weakened, Expensive Ally, Syria.”

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