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Slow economic growth points to a broken century

Most of us came of age in the last half of the 20th century and had our perceptions of “normal” formed in that era. It was, all things considered, an unusually happy period. No world wars, no Great...

DATE: Feb. 22, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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How many ways are there to get rid of Trump?

We’re just a month into the Trump presidency, and already so many are wondering: How can we end it? One poll from Public Policy Polling found that as many Americans – 46 percent – favor impeachment...

DATE: Feb. 21, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Time’s right to agree on a tax and rebate for carbon

WASHINGTON – By all means, let’s have a carbon tax. It’s the best way to deal with global climate change. It would require Republicans and Democrats to compromise – a good thing – and would...

DATE: Feb. 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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So what exactly is the big deal about Montessori?

Of all the non-traditional school environments available to choose from, Montessori is consistently the most popular choice and has been for many years. For people looking for something different...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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What is the point of editorials when ideology outweighs fact?

When the Enid News & Eagle’s editorial board endorsed Republican Marco Rubio instead of Donald Trump last March, we received virtually no reaction. More editorials criticizing Trump’s remarks on...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Attacks on journalists, judiciary undermine our nation

Since President Trump took the oath of office, he has consistently attacked our democratic institutions. These attacks undermine the strength of our democracy and are inconsistent with the values...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Funding state’s highways poses questions

Our students in Southwest Colorado ride buses across the state to get to their sporting events. Our business owners travel miles and miles on our highways to haul goods and visit other regions. Our...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

It is tradition, not treason, to resist tyranny

I was horrified by the results of the election, but after I got over the shock, I decided I would give Mr. Trump a chance. Maybe he would surprise me and become a respectful leader. That hope was...

DATE: Feb. 18, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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GOP elders proposed carbon tax is a good idea

Address climate change and send Americans a check at the same time. That’s the nut of an intriguing idea put together by a group of Republican elders. The plan would curb emission of greenhouse...

DATE: Feb. 17, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Trump positioned to influence Israel’s destiny

Dear President Trump: These are the moments that make or break a presidency. First you were tested by a rival – Russia – and utterly failed to appreciate the corrosive impact on our democracy of...

DATE: Feb. 16, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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After Trump: a Bonhoeffer, a Benedict or a Ford?

How should one resist the Trump administration? Well, that depends on what kind of threat Donald Trump represents. It could be that the primary Trump threat is authoritarianism. It is hard to...

DATE: Feb. 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed

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Husbands are by far much deadlier than terrorists

With the President Donald Trump Reality Show, it’s easy to be distracted by ANGRY ALL-CAPITAL TWEETS or Oval Office tantrums. But resist, and stay focused on matters of life and death. Consider two...

DATE: Feb. 14, 2017 | CATEGORY: Op-Ed