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Remembering those who gave all

The fallen and the families of the fallen deserve our prayers and thanks thia Memorial Day weekend. They deserve more. They gave everything they had for what we continue to enjoy – our liberty. It seems that liberty itself is under-valued in our times, which

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Americans don't want Congress to impeach, but Democrats aren't listening

Marc A. Thiessen The American people are sending a pretty clear message to Washington: They are sick and tired of the investigations into President Trump and don’t want Democrats in Congress to impeach him. But the Democrats aren’t listening. A Harvard-

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Trump, Obama and Congress to blame for disturbing Iranian policy

George F. Will Difficulties with Iran will recur regularly, like the oscillations of a sine wave, and the recent crisis – if such it was, or is – illustrates persistent U.S. intellectual and institutional failures, starting with this: The Trump administ

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Mueller changed everything

Byron York From now on, the Trump-Russia affair – the investigation that dominated the first years of Donald Trump’s presidency – will be divided into two parts: before and after the release of Robert Mueller’s report. Before the special cou

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For the Democratic candidates, winnowing is already at work

George F. Will WASHINGTON -- "We're cutting out some of this ear hair that you get when you get older," said the 46-year-old manchild who is auditioning to be Skateboarder-in-Chief. Live-streaming his visit to an El Paso barbershop, Beto O'Rourke continued: "It gro

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Trump's Iran sanctions are working, but it'll take more to topple the regime

Marc A. Thiessen President Trump’s Iran policy appears to be careening between diplomacy and belligerence. One day Trump tweets, “I’m sure that Iran will want to talk soon.” The next he warns that “if Iran wants to fight, that will be

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Trump's plan to delay sulfur regulations stinks

Dear Editor: The Trump administration is working to slow down the implementation of a major international environmental regulation that’s set to take effect in 2020. The administration hopes that the effort will ease the compliance burden on businesses by pha

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Hear out state park effort

We support the effort of those who recognize the treasure we have in the nearby Salamonie River and Frances Slocum state forests to protect the state-owned property from logging, and we think converting the area or parts of it to a state park makes sense for t

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Trump's renewed tariff war could spoil the economic party

By Donald Lambro WASHINGTON — President Trump’s plan to win re-election next year on a booming economy and a soaring stock market ran into serious trouble last week. Trump’s political future looked promising after Congress enacted his pro-gro

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Mike Pence at Taylor: What's not to Like?

Leo Morris I did not attend my college commencement because, at the time, it did not seem that obvious a demarcation in my life. I’d split my post-secondary time between two schools, with military service in the middle. I still lived with my parents for the f

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Pelosi's flip flop on immigration

On Thursday, Nancy Pelosi slammed President Trump for proposing immigration reforms that would shift the country toward a more merit-based system. “I want to just say something about the word that they use, ‘merit.’ It is really a condescending wo

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Mothers, and their babies, are precious

To the Editor: Regarding “The legal right to get an abortion is being tested” (May 11-12, 2019): As the Herald-Press stated in the attribution, “This editorial first appeared in The Nation.” The Wikipedia entry on The Nation reports, “

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Our new immigration study

Michael J. Hicks The research center where I work just released a study on immigration in Indiana. Sociologist Emily Wornell was the lead author of a work that most Hoosiers will find interesting. Part of the study reported surprising data, but there was also some

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