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Apr 24 2012

The war on mommies

We trot out flowers and overdone pancakes every Mother’s Day, but the truth is we don’t value our mothers enough. By Martha Burk The so-called “mommy wars” are heating up again. Once more, we’re seeing stay-at-home moms supposedly pitted against moms with paid jobs during an election year. The latest episode started when Democratic analyst …

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Apr 02 2012

Our failed Cuba policy fixation

In an election year, presidential candidates spend a great deal of time bowing before the altar of the creaky Cuban embargo. By Jess Hunter-Bowman It’s election season. When they’re not kissing babies or holding staged conversations with average voters at coffee shops, presidential hopefuls will dust off tired arguments about the national security threat posed …

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Feb 13 2012

Un-presidential primaries

Despite the Santorum speed bump, it seems certain now that Mitt Romney will be the eventual nominee. By Donald Kaul Breaking news: Republicans have found their long-sought alternative to Mitt Romney. Surprisingly, it’s Mitt Romney. Remember the old Mitt Romney? That white-shoe Republican who was all for health care mandates? Who favored reproductive choice and …

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Feb 07 2012

Candidate filing for Longview

A General Election for City of Longview City Council Districts 1, 2, and Mayor will be held on Saturday, May 12. Candidates may file an application for a place on the ballot between February 6, and March 5, 2012. The last day for a regular write-in candidate to declare candidacy for the General Election is …

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Jan 30 2012

Destroy our future

I’m forming my very own Super PAC. By Donald Kaul Newt Gingrich has a Super PAC called “Winning Our Future.” Mitt Romney’s is called “Restore Our Future.” I know, technically Super PACs don’t belong to candidates. But only innocents like Boy Scouts and the Supreme Court believe that. In the real world, this new kind …

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Jan 05 2012

Disenfranchising Voters is Un-American

Buying elections on the one hand and keeping people away from the polls on the other isn’t what our democracy is supposed to be about. By William A. Collins Love my voting, Makes me grin; But these new rules, Won’t let me in. You may not realize just what depths the Republican Party has been …

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Oct 24 2011

Refuse the politics of envy

By Gary Hardaway As sure as roosters crow at sunrise, every election season brings a similar cock-a-doodle-doo from certain politicians who have nothing to offer voters except class envy. The nation has grave problems; who’s to blame? The Rich. Anybody who makes more money than you or me. (In my case, that’s a very great …

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May 12 2011

Election Day looms: Candidates make final pre-election appeals

First day on the job, ETR intern kayce Bagley attends political rally, meets Judge Arthur Fort and Candidate Kasha Williams

City Council District 3 candidate Kasha Williams and her supporters took their electioneering efforts into Mother’s Day weekend’s beautiful weather as they passed out free hot dogs in a last-minute “We Want Your Vote” event.  Judge Arthur Fort (a former District 3 resident) dropped by to wish Williams the best in her final campaigning.  The …

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