Bailout Blame

September 29, 2008
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The repubs are blaming Pelosi for “hurting their feelings” with a scathing partisan attack in her vote closing speech, Pelosi and the dems are blaming the repubs for not holding up their end of the bargain. They’re ALL behaving like children, BUT if today was a lesson on leadership the dems failed miserably. Pelosi...

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Prefer Logic

September 23, 2008
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Voices: Prefer logic September 22, 2008 09:59 pm — After thoroughly belittling Sarah Palin (Globe, Sept. 13), Andrew Hogan, in his letter, ends with: “… I have to confess that I’ll always pick logic over flair any day.” In that spirit, let’s take a peek at Mr. Hogan’s “logic.” 1. He derides her as...

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Can You Spare A Dime?

September 6, 2008
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Voices: Nickels and dimes September 05, 2008 12:00 am — Anyone ever wonder where the term “nickel and dimed to death” comes from? Imagine my surprise when an article in the Globe (“Sales tax collection higher than expected”) gave me the answer once and for all. One cent for the city, 1/2 cent for...

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Policy or Pandering

August 22, 2008
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Voices: Policy or pandering? August 21, 2008 09:46 pm — Richard Monroe, Democratic candidate for Congress from Missouri’s 7th District, uses almost 700 words to regurgitate the Democratic National Committee talking points of “Big Oil is Bad, Alternatives are Good” in his guest column in the Globe on Aug. 8. What’s so disingenuous is...

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Losers They Are Not

August 19, 2008
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Voices: Losers they are not August 18, 2008 09:03 pm — In his zeal to convert guest columnist Wynne Krell to the Democrat party, Charles C. Smith plays loose with history (Globe, Aug. 10). I found it ironic that in a letter titled “Let’s work together” he labels Dwight Eisenhower, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan...

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This can’t be right.

July 26, 2008
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Voices: Different outcomes July 25, 2008 11:06 am — Let’s see if I’ve got this right. (Globe, front page, July 19) A 25-year-old gets drunk and hopped up on drugs. Then, still under the influence, he pops behind the wheel of a car endangering countless others. He wrecks said car, resists arrest and provokes...

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