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Citizens need to promote morality I am so tired of what is going on in this country…so very sad. A nation representing every country in the world is being split apart… by what? Not racism. Not terrorists, but by our own people. By lies and evil. When President Obama was elected, we who ...

LEO MORRIS COLUMN: Confessions of an anti-straw man

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As a good conservative, I naturally start each day vowing to do everything I can to help destroy the planet. I have never, ever recycled a single thing, since recycling is of course a Communist plot designed to divert our attention so our neglected landfills can be captured. I proudly display ...

LEO MORRIS: Hate Crime: Posture or Remedy?

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The defacement of Jewish temple property in Carmel with Nazi symbols seems to have created a tipping point in favor of finally enacting a hate crimes law in Indiana. Business leaders, editorial pages and politicians up to and including the governor are urging swift action in the next session of ...

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Republican tax cuts benefit families Our family will save nearly $2,000 this year from Republican tax cuts passed by President Trump and our Congressman Jim Banks. Our take home pay has also risen due to bonuses and higher wages because of the strong economic and job growth in northeast ...

COMMENTARY: Mike Pence predictable and paradoxical

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Making sense of Mike Pence. That was the task I faced during the past year in writing “Pence — The Path to Power,” the first comprehensive biography of the Hoosier vice president. He is a man of both predictability and paradox. Since first running for Congress in 1988, he has never ...

EDITORIAL: “Fake News” rhetoric needs to stop

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For more than 185 years, The News-Sentinel has been Fort Wayne’s source of trusted news. We are not “fake news.” President Donald Trump’s ongoing battle with several national media outlets through use of the terms “fake news” and “enemy of the people” needs to end. Using a ...

The Rant for August 8, 2018

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I thought deregulation of energy was to lower fuel cost to Americans and offset rising costs? Now, gasoline has hit $3.06 a gallon! Someone isn't playing by the rules! Yet fuel companies are willing to ship our resources overseas! The reason this country is in such a mess is because the people ...

MARK FRANKE: Of course the customer is always right, but which one?

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I took a class on business policy during my undergraduate days, back when Richard Nixon was still in his first term. My professor emphasized this key to business success: Serve the public. The point was that your business must always think about your customers’ needs and wants, and to use ...

GALLERY: Political cartoons for the week of July 29

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Didn’t catch our daily pages in print? Well, you missed out on some of our editorial cartoons from syndicated artists who work at newspapers across the country. Here were the ones that made it in print this week, plus a few more for your enjoyment, or ire, depending on which side of the ...

KERRY HUBARTT: Memory of Ernie Pyle endures through honor

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Friday was “National Ernie Pyle Day,” the 118th anniversary of the day the World War II news correspondent was born. The day was not set aside just to recognize Pyle’s birthday, but to celebrate his legacy. The idea was proposed by the Ernie Pyle Legacy Foundation, and the U.S. Senate ...

GUEST COLUMN: Fort Wayne is optimal location for F-16s

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Dear Secretary Wilson: As the Air Force fields F-35As in the coming months and F-16s become available for stationing elsewhere, we write to urge you to consider transitioning Fort Wayne Air National Guard Base’s 122nd Fighter Wing to F-16s in fiscal year (FY) 2019. We believe the 122nd and ...

MICHELLE MALKIN: Free Valentino Dixon

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"If it wasn't for my artwork and God, there's no way we'd be having this conversation right now." I'm in Colorado on a three-way phone call with Valentino Dixon, inmate No. 91B1615 at New York's Wende Correctional Facility, and his 27-year-old daughter, Tina Dixon, a first-grade teacher in ...