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Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2016
Ross Rambles : Republicans bungle email issue
Ross Rambles: Were Vietnam vets spat on? (09/23/16)
Jerry Lembcke, a professor of sociology, wrote a July 3, 2015, op-ed peice titled, "Nobody spat on American GIs." This commentary updated his 1998 book, "The Spitting Image: Myth, Memory and the Legacy of Vietnam." The more recent piece began, "Stories of spat-on veterans began proliferating in the U.S. ...
Ross Rambles: It's time to give up on Wilson School (09/16/16)
Cherokee owes much to the citizens dedicated to preserving and improving historic structures in the city. The Cherokee Depot, once destined for demolition, is now a community treasure. The facelift now being done to business district buildings is a tangible sign of commitment to the future...
Ross Rambles: The problem with Johnson (09/09/16)
I believe libertarian input is crucial to our country's future. Our interventionist foreign policy, what appears to be acceptance of perpetual war, is a disaster. Hillary Clinton has been praised for her foreign policy experience, but it is experience in making bad choices and she promises to do more of the same...
Ross Rambles: CPD swindles voters (09/02/16)
In 1976, 1980 and 1984 the League of Women Voters sponsored televised presidential debates. In 1988, the George H.W. Bush and Michael Dukakis campaigns secretly agreed to a "memorandum of understanding" that would decide which candidates could participate in the debates and which individuals would be panelists (and therefore able to ask questions)...