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ANDREA NEAL: Native Americans forced from Hoosier state at gunpoint

ANDREA NEAL: Native Americans forced from Hoosier state at gunpoint

On the morning of Sept. 4, 1838, 859 Potawatomi were forced at gunpoint from their homes in northern Indiana and sent on foot and horseback to the “Unorganized Territory” of Kansas to begin a new life.

August 27, 2014 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Lack of historical knowledge taints public debate

ANDREA NEAL: Lack of historical knowledge taints public debate

It’s little wonder that today’s political discourse is polarized. The folks doing most of the arguing know so little about the past that they cannot justify their views with historical evidence or data. So they appeal to emotion, name calling, stereotypes and hyperbole.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: Put our nation back on proper foundation

YOUNG VOICES: Put our nation back on proper foundation

For the last four years, President Barack Obama promised the American people if they liked their current insurance plans, they could keep them. It has now come out that his promise was no good. He lied.

November 25, 2013 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: A two-century tradition of negative attacks

ANDREA NEAL: A two-century tradition of negative attacks

Don’t blame Mitt Romney and Barack Obama for the ugly tone of the 2012 presidential race. Blame John Adams and Thomas Jefferson. They started it.

August 30, 2012 12:00 am
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