October 21, 2009 RSS feed / Opinions

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Ignoring young voters can't be an option for Obama, Dems

Will the young and hopeful abandon the political playing field to older voters who are angry? That is the quiet crisis confronting President Obama and the Democrats. More...

Social Security: Every politician's toy?

Social Security is a glossy piece of paper on which nearly every politician wants to finger-paint an agenda. But Social Security has no need of ornament. It is a very grown-up program. Put some other toy into the political playpen. More...

Corporate monster v. 'The Vermonster'

Where are those lawsuit abuse groups when you really need them? Chance are that you've seen ads, letters-to-the-editor, op-ed pieces and other materials put out by outfits with such civic-sounding names on Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse. More...

Duped once again

Well, how stupid were we? Makes the cheeks burn just thinking about it. There we were Oct. More...

Search for gravesites was a success

To the Editor Thank you to everyone who helped in the search for my mother's and baby brother's graves. The graves have been located and official markers are being made and placed by the Letcher County Historical Society. More...

Reader says to watch for sexual predators while trick-or-treating

To the Editor : Halloween is quickly creeping around the corner. More...