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Americans bear responsibility in foreign wars

With a cruise missile being shot down, and the Saudi ruling family rounding up its opponents and stuffing them into the Riyadh Ritz-Carlton, it’s...
When thankfulness is hard, know God is with you

I hope you are still making some delicious turkey sandwiches with the leftovers from that mouth-watering meal Thursday. Our family has a...
‘Pathway’ plan places barriers on education

Most people who work with children will share stories about how many times they’ve told them this or that: really important stuff like the...
We need to know who benefits from tax reform

While all eyes were on the Robert Mueller indictments and the unfolding Trump-Russia scandal, Congress was quietly and steadily working on a plan that...
Affects of Reformation still being felt

By John Krull INDIANAPOLIS — The conversation focuses on a moment in history that split half the world and set souls on fire. We were talking...
There’s strong need for corporate tax cuts

By Michael Hicks Almost nothing is as easy to demagogue as corporate tax rate changes. So, it might be helpful to share a bit of...
Amid daily tasks, one duty remains most important

I heard the doorbell ring. It was my friend and her coworker coming to clean our house. This was the first time I had...
Alliances dissolve without common goal

United in the fight against Nazi Germany, the United States and the USSR were staunch allies. However, once the Third Reich was vanquished, it...
Democracy depends on teaching citizenship to everyone

James Madison and the Founding Fathers believed an informed citizenry was the chief protection of the republican government they had created. Madison stated, “Knowledge...
Public input important during meetings, let them speak

Meetings. Perhaps nobody really loves them but yet can understand why they are necessary. With proper guidelines in place they can be a productive...

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