The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
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Today is not an exact date in U.S. military history, but it is close. And, although I’ve written about the event before, this column has quite a twist.Several times Lt. Col. (Ret.) Pete Grande, a retired military police officer and current chief of staff of the U.S. Disciplinary Barracks, has reminded me that the anniversary of one of America’s more unusual operations is coming up. That made me naturally assume he had been part of it.So, after the last...

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The contested 2000 presidential election was a major turning point in recent U.S. politics.Specifically, it forcefully demonstrated a key fact about contemporary U.S. electoral politics: The people leading and controlling both of...

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Should same-sex marriage be legal in all 50 states?No, because we don't need the government's help in choosing our partners. Legalizing same-sex marriage only lends credence to an old saying, "separate but equal."I laugh out loud...

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I know. I know. It’s Halloween season, not Christmas.Yet here once again is a gift in the guise of that passively interactive test of reader acumen: "Did this conversation actually take place?"It’s the column all the kids are...

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Few things can make me feel more like an idiot than trying to figure out the idiot light.You know, that little diagram that suddenly lights up on your dashboard.Officially, they're called "dashboard lights." But we idiots (a proud...

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As my dad always told me when I was a kid dumping trashcans and wiping ashtrays in buildings he cleaned after he finished working his day job, every job is important.

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Dave Granlund cartoon on the New York Ebola case.

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