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2015/05/24 02:07
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Before he tried marijuana, he thought of trying suicide. Heavy drinking hadn't helped. Nor had various pills prescribed by Veterans Affairs doctors. He was still angry, still depressed, still could...
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2015/05/22 04:46
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Luis Lang would like you to send him some money. He has taken to GoFundMe (gofundme.com/s78e9w), the crowd-funding website, trying to raise $30,000. Lang, who is 49 and lives in Fort Mill, South...
2015/05/21 17:34
2015/05/21 17:34
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By Leonard Pitts Jr. Maybe some people didn't understand the question. It was posed in this space a few weeks ago by Tracy, a self-described 55-year-old white woman from Texas who is sick and tired...
2015/05/20 15:13
2015/05/20 15:13
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Some folks thought it was "inflammatory." Some said it was "irresponsible," others, "absurd," still others, "disappointing." Those are some of the words affronted conservatives used in emails last...
2015/05/20 04:55
2015/05/20 04:55
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From Martinsburg: I'm wondering why the city police do not nail the people with loud exhaust when it obviously it is a crime. I'll be waiting to see it. From Berkeley County: The Journal editorial...
2015/05/18 16:13
2015/05/18 16:13
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Luis Lang would like you to send him some money. He has taken to GoFundMe, the crowdfunding website, trying to raise $30,000. Lang, who is 49 and lives in Fort Mill, S.C., is slowly losing his...
2015/05/17 15:50
2015/05/17 15:50
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This is a rebuttal of Heath Shive’s claim that “if you receive any money from the government, you are on welfare.” I have nothing against welfare, and the Supreme Court in 1970 — Goldberg v. Kelly —...
2015/05/14 04:56
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This solution totally ignores the facts. Fact: One in three young African-American males can expect to go to prison in their lifetimes (mostly for nonviolent crimes). Fact: Black male unemployment...
2015/05/12 00:34
2015/05/12 00:34
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By Leonard Pitts Jr. Some folks thought it was "inflammatory." Some said it was "irresponsible," others, "absurd," still others, "disappointing." Those are some of the words affronted conservatives...
2015/05/08 21:15
2015/05/08 21:15
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Black history in Bakersfield and Kern County is well-documented by the African American Network's Dee Slade. What especially moved me to contact you was the way the early history of Kern's Native...
2015/05/08 03:53
2015/05/08 03:53
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A few thoughts about Toya Graham, just in time for Mother’s Day. You may not know her name, but you probably know what she did. You’ve probably seen the viral video of Graham, during last week’s...
2015/05/06 03:08
2015/05/06 03:08
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Amazing. It has reached a point where you can’t keep the atrocities straight without a scorecard. Besides Gray, we’ve got�Eric Harris, an unarmed black man shot in Tulsa who cried that he was losing...
2015/05/05 12:31
2015/05/05 12:31
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Compromise needed Editor: One note of realism that Gov. Tom Wolf has sounded lately is his recognition that there may not be a budget for the new fiscal year in place by the deadline of June 30. If...
2015/05/05 00:15
2015/05/05 00:15
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I almost threw up while reading Brik McDill's April 29 Community Voices article on reverse racism, "Reverse racism can show up even in most brilliant columnists." If you are going to accuse someone...
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2015/05/04 10:05
2015/05/04 10:05
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... is a Muslim,” it said. “That is a FACT.” As best I can recall — my computer ate the email — that was how the key line went in a reader missive that had me doing a double take last week. It was...
2015/05/04 02:00
2015/05/04 02:00
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On the Thursday before Baltimore burned, Mr. Lee went to Washington. He didn’t have far to go. Rev. Tony Lee is the 46-year-old pastor of Community of Hope, an AME church housed in a shopping mall in...
2015/05/02 07:15
2015/05/02 07:15
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More disappointing to me in the April 29 Rasmussen item was the unfortunate use of a term for those who enter the United States illegally. The item reads, "The report finds that 72 percent of likely...
2015/05/01 09:46
2015/05/01 09:46
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... comes a time when people get tired." — Martin Luther King Jr., Dec. 5, 1955 Tracy is tired. She was tired even before Baltimore burned this week. I received an email from her April 12. She...
2015/05/01 04:55
2015/05/01 04:55
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From Berkeley County: I'd like to know how it is ethical that Berkeley County Council members who are also contractors are allowed to still work in the county even though they are directly overseeing...
2015/04/29 04:55
2015/04/29 04:55
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From Berkeley Springs: It is far easier for politicians to sell irresponsibility than responsibility. Consequently, we are rapidly becoming the nation of the irresponsible. Once they have made the...
2015/05/24 02:07
2015/05/24 02:07
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