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YOUNG VOICES: Continue war on poverty, don't target poor

YOUNG VOICES: Continue war on poverty, don't target poor

While the welfare drug testing bill recently died in the Indiana Senate, animosity against those in poverty is still very much alive.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Grinch did not steal Christmas, and other good news

GUEST COMMENTARY: Grinch did not steal Christmas, and other good news

"Nattering nabobs of negativism" is probably the most enduring of the many alliterative pronouncements of Spiro Agnew, vice president in the Nixon administration until forced to resign because of corruption.

December 28, 2013 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Daniels helped state weather recession

ANDREA NEAL: Daniels helped state weather recession

In his first State of the State address in 2005, Gov. Mitch Daniels announced, “Our state’s public finances are in ruins.” Unaware of the coming recession, he made four promises to citizens: To work to strengthen the economy, make government leaner and more efficient, modernize infrastructur…

October 31, 2012 12:00 am
ANDREA NEAL: Time for a reality check on mass transit

ANDREA NEAL: Time for a reality check on mass transit

Merriam-Webster defines wishful thinking as "the attribution of reality to what one wishes to be true or the tenuous justification of what one wants to believe." It's an apt description for folks clamoring to spend hundreds of millions on a central Indiana mass-transit plan. We can pump in m…

February 01, 2012 12:00 am
THURM FERREE: Candidates, content and why we vote the way we do

THURM FERREE: Candidates, content and why we vote the way we do

Last week I had an email from Suzan, a frequent writer to me about my columns. I have found her to point out additional things to think about rather than my just criticizing the Republican Party.

September 08, 2011 12:00 am
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