Pride In New Home

July 20, 2008
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Voices: Pride for new home July 19, 2008 11:36 pm — Being born with an aluminum grain shovel instead of the proverbial silver spoon, I was obliged to work nights this past Independence Day. As I drove to work that afternoon and settled into the routine, my mood was less then joyous. A mood,...

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Words To Think About

July 3, 2008
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Voices: Words to think about July 02, 2008 10:00 pm — Jealousy, envy, hypocrisy — just a few words Ron Hutchison should have perhaps thought about before his ad hominem attack (Globe, June 22) on George Will’s column (Globe, June 16). To take issue with Will’s column would have been one thing, but to...

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Gay Marriage Not A Right

June 16, 2008
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Voices: Gay marriage ‘not a right’ June 15, 2008 08:30 pm — This is in response to Ron Hutchison’s column on gay marriage (June 8, 2008). To respond point by point would take much more than the 300-word allotment for letter contributors, so I shall focus on the last paragraph: “When faced with the...

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Youth Views

June 13, 2008
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Voices: Youth views June 12, 2008 09:33 pm — … “Nevertheless, we would like to see a return to the MAP test. A test that judges a school district on its ability to educate should not affect students’ grade cards.” The above is the last lines from the Globe’s youth editorial board’s first foray...

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Does This Make Sense?

June 9, 2008
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Voices: Does this make sense? June 08, 2008 09:50 pm — The past few months have given us some pretty good gaffes from the political trail. Obama’s bitter remark about guns and religion, Billy Boy writing off Obama as a Jesse Jackson wannabe, Hillary dodging imaginary bullets, McCain confusing Iraq with Iran. You know,...

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Historical Reference

May 22, 2008
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Voices: Historical reference May 21, 2008 10:48 pm — More than three centuries have passed since America’s first continuously published newspaper, the “Boston News-Letter,” was born in Boston in 1704. Since that humble beginning, America’s “Fourth Estate” facilitated the birth of a nation, documented said nation’s journey to the brink of its own self...

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