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Editorial: Innocent no more

The first time I saw Paris I was 15. It was a bit overwhelming, I admit. I was traveling with Girl Scouts – my first big adventure – and homesick.

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Responding to ‘The religious tax exemption’  

To the Editor: Paul Kornberger’s recent letter calling for taxation of religious organizations cannot go unchallenged. His comments such as “evolution is a matter of fact” and the “religious anti-science view” is a thinly-veiled smokescreen that reveals his worldview: materialistic, atheistic, secular humanism.

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Chesterfield city government wake-up call

To the Editor: My first Chesterfield City Council meeting on Nov. 4 was a wake-up call. I wrote my ward representatives and asked for a response. I heard from Mr. Elliot Grissom, but not from Ms. Bridget Nations.

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U.S. should pause refugee relocation

To the Editor: Last week, I was shocked and saddened by the horrifying terrorist attacks in Paris, France. As Americans and Missourians, we must stand united with the people of France and provide our help and support to one of our oldest allies during these most difficult of times.

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A Veterans Day thank you

To the Editor: Thank you for publishing the wonderful quotes in your Veterans Day editorial “Lest We Forget” in the Nov. 4 issue of West Newsmagazine.

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Thomas Sowell – Political Translations

Thomas Sowell

It is amazing how many different ways the same thing can be said, creating totally different impressions. For example, when President Barack Obama says that defeating ISIS is going to take a long time, how is that different from saying that he is going to do very little, very slowly? It is saying the same thing in different words.

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Thomas Sowell – The Disappearing Governors

Thomas Sowell

There is a painful irony in a recent decision of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, on the side of Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, whom the U.S. Department of Justice tried to stop from making charter schools widely available to minority youngsters in his state.

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Thomas Sowell – Random Thoughts

Thomas Sowell

It is bad enough to hear someone boasting about his past achievements. What is truly repulsive is hearing someone boasting about the future achievements he thinks he is going to have, as Donald Trump does repeatedly.

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Thomas Sowell – Stop the Bleeding

Thomas Sowell

There was a painful irony when France's immediate response to the terrorist attacks in Paris was to close the borders. If they had closed the borders decades ago, they might have avoided this attack.

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