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Opinion: An Open Letter on Political Discourse to My Facebook Friends

As Election Day draws nigh, here are a few thoughts. Hoping you won’t be offended. I treasure my Facebook friends. In this awful time of social isolation, you’ve been my lifeline to humanity. That goes for my friends who are Democrats, those who are Republicans, and those who are independents or otherwise aligned. I don’t

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Opinion: Statehood for D.C. and Puerto Rico

Opposition to statehood for the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico has emerged as a selling point among Republicans running for re-election. President Trump, for example, opposes statehood for D.C. evidently because voters there are likely to elect Democrats to Congress; and he opposes statehood for Puerto Rico because, as he has complained, Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz of

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Opinion: If Biden Is Elected, There Is Far More to Fear Than Violence

I get it. People are tired of the fighting, the riots, losing friends and family over our political differences. Some speculate the violence and division might calm down with a Joe Biden win in November. Interesting thought, but not reality based. It is not Republicans who focus on constantly dividing us by race, gender, rich

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Constitution Day — Point-Counterpoint

Point: Who Can Save Our Constitution? Only We, The People Elizabeth Wydra | InsideSources.com What is a constitution? A constitution is made up of words and sentences, explaining how a government should and should not operate, and declaring which people — and what values — a government should protect. A democratic constitution, however, means little

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Opinion: More Could Work From Home If States Would Let Them

Minnesota entrepreneur Nicole Pomije knows firsthand how a small residential business can grow into something more. She launched The Cookie Cups bakery from her home in 2015, and today the enterprise offers catering services, classes and over-the-counter sales at two retail locations near Minneapolis. “It’s extremely satisfying that I can come into my office, located

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Opinions: NFL in 2020 — Point-Counterpoint

Point: The NFL Can’t Avoid Politics Even If It Wants To Brian Wakamo | InsideSources.com The NFL season is approaching, and it arrives into a much different world than the one in which the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl. In the long months since, a pandemic has killed more than 180,000 people in America,

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