Opinion

BETTY STEIN: STEM is important, but there is more to learning

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I was looking through the latest USA Philatelic and saw the concentration on STEM education, and my warning molecules went into action. STEM is the latest fad in the huge world of education, as you know. STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, Math. That is what we need to concentrate on in ...

GALLERY: Political cartoons for the week of June 24

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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 ...

ADRIANA COHEN: Democrats’ Convenient Outrage

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Democrats live in gargantuan glass houses. They attack President Donald Trump and the Republican Party at every turn for actions and misdeeds the Democratic Party was guilty of when it was in power. Take the current immigration crisis. During the Obama years, millions of people -- ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: There is no finer group than Neighbor Link

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Neighbor Link — when we hear that what comes to mind? Well to me neighbors-helping-neighbors, their organization is run by a group of hard-working retirees, that has firmly established roots in this fine Indiana soil. They receive no pay nor do they ask for any , they themselves come from ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Glynn Hines owes council apology for attack

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I have been watching city council meetings ever since they were broadcast. Two weeks ago our esteemed sixth district councilman Glynn Hines attacked the sitting president on live tv. I was appalled since I have never heard this from a sitting councilman. He owes an apology to all his fellow ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Irony is lost on liberals

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Irony is lost on liberals. All these poor (illegal) immigrant children RIPPED (their word) from their parents’ arms. Did you notice how in a span of 24 hours virtually every liberal politician, spokesperson and news commentator started using the word RIPPED? I guess they all got the same ...

MONA CHAREN: Why I Write

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I began writing the book just published this week -- "Sex Matters: How Modern Feminism Lost Touch with Science, Love, and Common Sense" -- in 2014. I'd been thinking about the issues it addresses for decades. Yet yesterday, when an interviewer posed the simple question: "What prompted you to ...

The Rant for June 27, 2018

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The Rant is The News-Sentinel’s anonymous sound-off forum. The readers’ views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of The News-Sentinel. It’s been a long time since I studied government and economics in school. I wonder how many of us can pass the citizenship ...

NEWS-SENTINEL.COM EDITORIAL: Are our moral obligations failing?

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Last July, five teenagers mocked a disabled man as he was drowning in a retention pond in Florida and videoed his final moments as he pleaded for help. While the cruel inaction of the Florida teens triggered outrage around the world, prosecutors nearly a year later say they will not pursue ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Reject the AMA

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As a physician with over 30 years of post-graduate practice experience, I have had the opportunity to observe — and be a member of — the American Medical Association over a prolonged period of time. An enigmatic, conflicted and declining, yet powerful and wealthy organization, it has in my ...

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: An open letter to Bishop Rhoades

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I couldn’t disagree with my bishop more. Nations have a right to secure their borders, and entering our country illegally is a criminal act with consequences. No one is whining about the poor little children of American criminals being separated from their parents, but let illegal border ...