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Declaration of Independence's promised liberty

Independence Day! Well, if that doesn't ring the bell of liberty, then I don't know what does.

July 04, 2014 12:00 am

For Americans, price of freedom is $600B

The Russia-China energy deal caught our attention — $400 billion over 30 years. Our defense budget is $600 billion for one year.

June 01, 2014 12:00 am

Singling out African-Americans leaves me confused

This letter is in response to Gene Wolfe's response to his letter that African-Americans should "pay homage" to the Union's soldiers who died in the Civil War.

April 25, 2014 12:00 am
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February 25, 2014 12:00 am
Who should fight America's wars?

Who should fight America's wars?

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Cameron Kirk, assigned to the Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 7, 8th Marine Regiment, exits a U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter in Afghanistan during Operation Nightmare in this June 5 photo. The operation was led by Afghan Nati…

December 15, 2013 12:00 am
Hammond, Valpo mayors oppose marriage amendment

Hammond, Valpo mayors oppose marriage amendment

INDIANAPOLIS | The mayors of the most populous cities in Lake and Porter counties declared Tuesday they will fight a proposal to add the state's existing ban on gay marriage and a new prohibition on civil unions to the Indiana Constitution.

December 03, 2013 5:33 pm Photos

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October 14, 2013 12:00 am
More steps remain 50 years after March on Washington

More steps remain 50 years after March on Washington

INDIANAPOLIS | Thousands of Americans will converge on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., starting Saturday to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, including a host of local residents and leaders.

August 23, 2013 7:09 pm Related
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It's reported that when Mitch Daniels was governor, he wanted Howard Zinn's book, "A People's History of the United States," removed from K-12 classrooms because of Zinn's distorted view of American history.

July 22, 2013 12:00 am
Your Navy remains on watch

Your Navy remains on watch

Sailors aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey conduct a replenishment at sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe June 30 in the Arabian Gulf. Monterey is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation effo…

July 21, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL: With our freedom comes responsibility

EDITORIAL: With our freedom comes responsibility

On Independence Day, we urge Americans to take time not only to celebrate, but also to recognize the responsibilities of citizenship. There's no free ride here.

July 04, 2013 12:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: With parents' help, teens learn value of freedom

YOUNG VOICES: With parents' help, teens learn value of freedom

Being employed at a firework place, I am surrounded by the concept of freedom. Maybe it is because of the same patriotic CD set on repeat or the fact that the place bleeds red, white and blue.

July 01, 2013 12:00 am
Gary marks anniversary of slavery's end

Gary marks anniversary of slavery's end

Minister Kujenga Eliyah Ashe starts the Juneteenth progam with a trumpet song titled "If I Can Help Somebody" on Friday at the Gary Public Library's Du Bois branch. The Juneteenth celebration marks the 150th anniversary of the end of slavery in Texas.

June 14, 2013 7:15 pm
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May 27, 2013 12:00 am

Obama's stance on abortion, contraception appalling

More babies have died by abortion than soldiers by all the wars put together. While a senator, President Barack Obama voted that if a baby survives an abortion it is not to be given any cure or nourishment and be left to die. Obama condones abortion during any trimester, even partial birth a…

September 12, 2012 12:00 am
Wings of Freedom Flight

Wings of Freedom Flight

Randy Geyer, of LaPorte, looks at the front nose bubble of a B-17 "Flying Fortress" during a media ride Monday over Valparaiso for the Wings of Freedom Tour. The tour will be at the Porter County Airport through Wednesday.

July 30, 2012 5:13 pm
Wings of Freedom Flight

Wings of Freedom Flight

Bob Collings, co-founder of the Collings Foundation, opens a door to an historic B-17G bomber that flew Monday into the Porter County Airport as part of the Wings of Freedom Tour in Valparaiso. The B-17 is one of 10 that still fly in the U.S.

July 30, 2012 5:13 pm
Wings of Freedom Flight

Wings of Freedom Flight

Randy Geyer, of LaPorte, takes a video out of the top hatch of a B-17 "Flying Fortress" during a media ride Monday in the plane for the Wings of Freedom Tour which landed at the Porter County Airport.

July 30, 2012 5:13 pm
Wings of Freedom Flight

Wings of Freedom Flight

Collings Foundation co-founder Bob Collings, right, shakes hands Monday with WWII veteran Don Anderson, of DeMotte, at the Porter County Airport. The Wings of Freedom Tour brings three historic WWII planes to the airport through Wednesday including a B-17, B-24, and P-51 Mustang.

July 30, 2012 5:13 pm
Wings of Freedom Flight

Wings of Freedom Flight

Mechanic Whitney Coyle of Florida works on one of the four enormous engines on a B-24 Liberator airplane Monday in the Wings of Freedom Tour at the Porter County Airport.

July 30, 2012 5:13 pm
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