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  • Cut foreign aid to Armenia and other countries that work against United States

    I am an American who is concerned about our debt and excessive spending, such as on foreign aid to nations that work against us and kill our soldiers. Since the Senate and House Appropriations committees are considering the FY2012 foreign aid bill, with...
  • Cutting foreign aid can be counter-productive

    In response to the recent letter regarding foreign assistance to Armenia ("Cut foreign aid to Armenia and other countries that work against United States," July 31), the proposition to reduce assistance to Armenia and other states whose domestic and...
  • It's getting easier to visit Cuba

    It's getting easier to visit Cuba
    WASHINGTON -- Betsy Blades has been curious about Cuba ever since 1959 when she was 15 years old and watched news clips of Fidel Castro’s revolution. The retired social worker from Baltimore, now 68, will seize a chance to visit the forbidden...
  • No way to fight a war

    As a retired veteran, I was saddened to read of the helicopter crash in Afghanistan that killed more than two dozen U.S. special forces troops Saturday. The Taliban claim responsibility for the catastrophe, but the U.S. and United Nations must share part...
  • United States can erase debt, if it backs off overseas war, and aid

    Common sense tells us all that we can't spend more than we bring in — as individuals, as a people, or as a government. Sooner or later, debt will have to be paid in full, or our country will simply collapse as a nation. It's that simple.  Is it...
  • A despot lashes out

    A despot lashes out
    Syria's bloody crackdown on anti-government demonstrators reached new levels of brutality this week with the killing of hundreds of civilians in the city of Hama, a hotbed of resistance to the regime of President Bashar Assad. For months, Mr. Assad...
  • McManus: Technology that protects protesters

    Early this year, as street protests began spreading across the Arab world, a young Internet expert from Germany, Katrin Verclas, asked Egyptian democracy activists what kind of technology they needed most. More laptop computers? Better access to the Web?...
  • Do your thing

    Dear President Obama, We suspect you are well aware that certain members of your government will do whatever it takes to insure your presidency fails even if the entire system of government as we know it fails. So long as you continue to attempt...
  • Struggles of 'City of Life and Death'

    Struggles of 'City of Life and Death'
    Among the most painful chapters in modern Chinese history is Japan's 1937 invasion of Nanjing. Hundreds of thousands were killed, countless women were raped, and soldiers and civilians alike suffered unspeakable brutalities. So when Chinese writer-...
  • Is Homeland Security spending paying off?

    Is Homeland Security spending paying off?
    On the edge of the Nebraska sand hills is Lake McConaughy, a 22-mile-long reservoir that in summer becomes a magnet for Winnebagos, fishermen and kite sailors. But officials here in Keith County, population 8,370, imagined this scene: an Al Qaeda...
  • The Valley Line: 'The Help' gets a local showing

    Whoever heard of June Gloom in August? Most of the television weather people were chattering last week about the cloudy mornings, calling the weather some kind of phenomenon. Of course by the time you read this column, the clouds will be gone and it will...