Opinion

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Published on August 17, 2014 - Page 22
There is an outrage in our tax code and it’s costing you money. Federal law currently gives publicly–held corporations a special tax deduction when...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 22
Julie Raab wants no part in funding the political machine now descending on Pennsylvania, but teachers like Julie, taxpayers, and public workers have...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 22
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 22
Whether you are liberal or conservative, it is undeniable that, ever since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the political right has been running around...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 22
The tragic incidents of 9/11 may be history but its aftermath is still haunting the Americans. A recent report commissioned to inquire into the...
Published on August 16, 2014 - Page 22
THORN: Add Danville Borough Council to the list of elected municipal bodies too weak to competently supervise its police department. In a story...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 6
The American economy is less entrepreneurial now than at any point in the last three decades. That’s the conclusion of a new study by the Brookings...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 6
What can happen when someone’s moral guidance comes not from sound reasoning and critical thinking, but from a book? Indefensible behavior. When...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 6
It surprised a lot of people last week when the coroner in Northern Virginia ruled Jim Brady’s death a homicide. After all, it had been 33 years...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 6
As the commander of Chapter 656 Military Order of the Purple Heart, I take offense to the Wounded Warrior Project’s solicitations for monies in the...
Published on August 15, 2014 - Page 6
California’s harsh new measure to deal with long-term drought is making waves. Residents caught wasting by washing sidewalks with their garden hose...
Published on August 14, 2014 - Page 24
The editorial Aug. 12 would be an excellent piece of journalism if Mr. Sachetti had done at least a little homework before printing such drivel. You...
Published on August 14, 2014 - Page 24
I would like to say that your article in Tuesday’s paper regarding Jeremy Naugle was done with poor taste. Do you not have anything else to write...
Published on August 14, 2014 - Page 24
The editorial Aug. 12 has numerous factual errors and achieves a new low in your journalism. It begins by labeling the “green” left as “irrational...
Published on August 14, 2014 - Page 24
As a practicing Christian I am reading with interest the religious arguments justifying an exclusion of a certain type of individual from patronizing...
Published on August 14, 2014 - Page 24
Bloomsburg does not need an ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation. One bridal shop that refuses to outfit lesbian couples...
Published on August 14, 2014 - Page 24
Area high school athletes and coaches began football practice Monday with equal parts excitement, determination and dreams of glory. But before the...
Published on August 13, 2014 - Page 15
Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia seem to be growing in epic numbers these days. There are no cures for these diseases, and the cause of them...
Published on August 13, 2014 - Page 15
As a resident of West Hemlock Township, I am writing to express my sincere disappointment with the editorial printed on Tuesday, “Pipeline opponents...
Published on August 13, 2014 - Page 15
I read with interest your article on the current discussion of a bridal shop in the community denying service for a bridal dress (I assume) to a same...

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