Day: January 10, 2014

A loss that will be felt

After more than 30 years Keizer will be without a locally-owned hardware store. Ace Hardware, born as Coast to Coast Hardware in 1972, will close its doors at the end of January. It is a commentary on the current economic times...

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We need leaders who speak truth

By DON VOWELL I see that Michelle Obama and I will celebrate our birthdays on the same day.  That is probably the sum of our similarities.  Our most radical difference is our freedom of speech.  Michelle Obama must parse every...

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Free Edward Snowden. Really?

By DEBRA J. SAUNDERS Former CIA Director James Woolsey has pronounced that the proper punishment for National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden would be for him to be “hanged by his neck until he is dead.” The news media...

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Predictions are a tricky thing

As a young American in the 1960s, it was popular where I lived in Oregon to make New Year’s resolutions.  Prophesizing the future was an art form much less often ventured.  That wasn’t so for one Issac Asimov (1920-1992), an...

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