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August 12, 2014 12:00 am

Echoing Democratic Party lies doesn't work

In response to Roy Roddy, echoing the Democratic Party's malicious lies regarding Republicans and the Tea Party no longer fools sensible Americans.

May 18, 2014 12:00 am

Politicians steal children's thunder during parade

Since the Hessville Little League Parade marches down 169th, a half block from where I live, I tend to go watch it. Being an election year, this year's parade was noticeably different. Politician after politician leading the parade with campaign signs, shaking hands and acting like they care.

May 13, 2014 12:00 am

Well-meaning meddlers aren't what's best for us

Loren Gualandri writes that Republicans have a "hate agenda." Democrats, of course, are kind, wise and tolerant. They know what is best for all of us.

March 23, 2014 1:00 am

Oust politicians who don't reflect constituents' views

In the Jan. 24 issue, the article on the American/immigrant workforce, it's the political contributions that dictate our laws. The only alternative we, the public, have is to vote them out of office. A reduction of their terms is a good idea, too.

February 10, 2014 12:00 am

Newcomers couldn't do worse than incumbents

In the Oct. 14 edition of Barron’s, Randall Forsyth wrote, “They may be dumb in D.C., but they’re not stupid. Congress and the White House have long been used to the contempt of the electorate; if we keep sending our representatives back, why should they care?”

November 19, 2013 12:00 am

Washington must return to era of compromise

I am one voice.

November 03, 2013 12:00 am

I agree that politicians are worse than criminals

For those of you that have not been watching "Under the Dome," you have missed one of the most surreal and truest lines of dialog ever in a TV program:

November 03, 2013 12:00 am

Citizens have a taxpayer advocate with Cid

I vote mostly for Republicans, but I have on occasion supported candidates from the rival party.

October 29, 2013 12:00 am

Conservatives, liberals share right to share views

It's funny to me how so many liberals manage to catch the same illness. Many have the "itis" disease. Palinitis, Tea Party-itis, Republicanitis, etc.

October 26, 2013 12:00 am

We have a bunch of clowns disguised as leaders

Calling all conservatives, reactionaries, liberals, progressives, Libertarians, socialists, utilitarians and vegetarians. Aren't you sick of getting ripped off by Washington?

October 20, 2013 12:00 am
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October 15, 2013 12:00 am

Join Occupy movement, support political action

Technology allows outlets to the Internet, cable news, PBS, Sunday and weeknight political programming. Boring falsehoods, favorable spins, dominate by design?

October 02, 2013 12:00 am

Learn U.S. Constitution to take America back

Washington is going through multiple government scandals, and our president doesn’t know who is responsible. Maybe he should look in the mirror, because he is the executive in charge of these scandalous departments.

June 11, 2013 12:00 am

Stop sending borrowed money to other nations

For decades, we have given borrowed money and materials to other countries. Today, we have our brave soldiers stationed in more than 100 countries.

April 04, 2013 1:00 am

American voters will replace politicians who fail us

This is an open letter to all politicians, local, county, state and national. I belong to the largest unincorporated group in the world. I'm a voter in the United States of America.

January 13, 2013 12:00 am

See where House, Senate, presidential fingers point

I am writing this short letter in response to Bill Masterson Jr.'s Jan. 3 column about simple tax reform. Masterson mentions finger-pointing by the "president and Congress."

January 08, 2013 12:00 am

Learn about trilateral bid to control world power

In response to F. Marc Ruiz's recent columns on modern monetary theory:

January 04, 2013 12:00 am

Think of the harm from politicians' harebrained ideas

It never ceases to amaze me as to how stupid our governors, mayors and all politicians are. To vote for airports in Peotone, Ill. when there are at least 10 to 15, all in the general area, which are all usable in emergencies such as the one Oct. 31, 1994, in Roselawn.

November 25, 2012 12:00 am

Election should show politicians they need to compromise

The election should tell a very important story to the politicians. The election was almost split down the middle. That tells me that nobody is happy with either party.

November 18, 2012 12:00 am
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