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Don't order troops to fight Ebola

Do you get the feeling the United States government is trying to get us all killed?

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Speak for yourself, Zeke

Just as I’ve been basking in the warm afterglow of turning 76, now comes 57-year-old Dr. Ezekiel J. Emanuel, brother of former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, to tell me I’d be better off dead, and so would society.

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Business Pulse: 10-26-14

Business Pulse: 10-26-14

Game Xchange was a hotbed of activity when I stopped by the new store at Northgate Center on Friday. The business is located next to La Cazona.

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Clinton critic ignores facts

Nonstop media coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign begins on the morning after the 2014 congressional elections -- approximately 18 months before normal Americans want to hear about it. So ready or not, here comes Campaign 2016.

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Sometimes government needed

Two years ago, President Obama was striding the beaches of New Jersey and spearheading the federal response to the damage wrought by Hurricane Sandy. Gov. Chris Christie was praising the president and Washington's help for his battered state -- much to the dismay of his fellow Republicans.

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The wonders of dating sites

As I've mentioned before in this column, there's a "farmers only" dating service called, well, FarmersOnly.com. Its tagline is, "City folks just don't get it." While that may be true, it doesn't mean that farmers do get it when it comes to romance. Being a good farmer and being a good date may not require the same skill set.

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The audacity of Greg Orman

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- The image some conservatives have of Greg Orman, the wealthy businessman running as an independent against veteran Republican Sen. Pat Roberts here in Kansas, is that Orman is, in the words of a recent Weekly Standard story, a "vacuous cipher."

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Dick Jauron a hometown hero

SWAMPSCOTT, Mass. -- He was the head coach of the Buffalo Bills and the Chicago Bears. He played for eight seasons in the NFL and led the National Football Conference in punt-return average. He held a Yale rushing record for more than a quarter-century. But around here Dick Jauron is remembered for getting an "A" from the toughest son-of-a-buck who ever taught 11th-grade American history in this town.

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No-show politicians

I love politics, but I hate it when politicians who are running for office -- any office -- flood my mailbox with flyers proclaiming they will “take a stand for Tennesseans,” only to “take a knee” when it comes to showing up to face their opponents in political forums.

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Business Pulse: 10-19-14

Business Pulse: 10-19-14

The most popular business question I’ve been asked in recent weeks is when will Kenzeroni’s Pizza open at Plaza Shopping Center?

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The flu can kill up to 50,000

October brings with it a yearly epidemic that, depending on its severity, kills between 3,000 to 50,000 Americans. It's called the flu. Americans don't panic; they get their flu shots, wash their hands thoroughly and frequently, and the flu season passes.

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The Mitt Romney revival

"Run, Mitt, run."

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Real estate can be unreal

Byron plans to sell his cows soon and retire. He has his heart set on selling his farm for twice what it's worth to some rich city people, who will use it as a weekend house during the summer.

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Obama looms over midterms

CONWAY, Arkansas -- In what is likely to become a theme of the last weeks of campaigning before the midterm elections, former President Bill Clinton all but begged voters here in Arkansas not to use their vote as an expression of disapproval for Barack Obama.

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