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With America’s national debt surpassing a frightening $22 trillion, it makes sense that fewer people are volunteering their hard-earned dough to help reduce it.

By Tom Purcell, National Columnist February 26, 2019
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“Those who cannot remember the past, are condemned to repeat it.” This quote was originally spoken by George Santayana, who was born in Madrid, Dec. 16, 1863.

By Sally Morisset, Golden Valley resident February 25, 2019
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Early one morning last December, Jeff Gracik was heading to his Southern California home’s garage-workshop, where he makes his living, when he heard a loud, hurried knock on his front door.

By Sheldon Richman, National Columnist February 25, 2019
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Let’s say you go for your annual physical and your doctor recommends that you get a hearing and balance test. Or an electrocardiogram (EKG). Or a Hepatitis B screening.

By Greg Dill, Medicare’s Regional Administrator February 25, 2019
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Just days ago, President Donald Trump finally signed a bipartisan bill to keep the U.S. government open and functioning for longer than a stopgap amount of time. He also declared a national emergency in order to do what the funding bill didn’t: reallocate money for his border wall.

By Graham West, National Columnist February 24, 2019
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It’s a terrible story. Unconscionable. Justin “Jussie” Smollett, a black, gay actor, told police that he was attacked by two racist Trump supporters on a Chicago street Jan. 29.

By Rich Manieri, National Columnist February 24, 2019
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According to NBC News, we are in the early stages of mood forecasting technology that could help stop bad moods even before they strike.

By Graham West, National Columnist February 21, 2019
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Now that the inevitable moment of truth has finally arrived - with Donald Trump in banana republic mode, concocting a phony national emergency, flouting the will of Congress and trampling its constitutional spending power - we will soon learn whether he has fatally infuriated the Fellowship of the Furrowed Brow.

By Dick Polman, National Columnist February 21, 2019
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I have read several articles and Facebook posts regarding Vice Mayor Travis Lingenfelter, in particular the subject of the lawsuit Mr. Lingenfelter has filed against Steven Robinson.

By Becky Brooks (Alive and Kicking), Kingman resident February 20, 2019
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“If you look at Trump in America and Bolsonaro in Brazil, you see that people want politicians that do what they promise,” said Spanish businessman Juan Carlos Perez Carreno.

By Patrick Buchanan, National Columnist February 20, 2019
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I’m so unhappy with my cable TV and internet services that I’m going to do what I’ve long dreamed of doing: Cancel my subscription!

By Tom Purcell, National Columnist February 19, 2019
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We are seeing, in real time, what happens when you get your medical advice from YouTube.

By Rich Manieri, National Columnist February 19, 2019
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Jan. 20, 2019 was the first annual Mohave County Women’s March down at Locomotive Park.

By J’aime Morgaine, Kingman resident February 18, 2019
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If the latest policies advanced by prominent Democrats are any indication, the national party is going over a cliff: outrageous and extreme abortion legislation (enacted or proposed) in New York, Virginia and Rhode Island; the “Green New Deal”; Sen. Cory Booker’s meatless society; Sens. Kamala Harris’ and Kirsten Gillibrand’s determination to do away with private insurance.

By Laura Hollis, National Columnist February 18, 2019
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Last week, two Pennsylvania state lawmakers – both Republicans – fired the opening rounds of the 2019 culture war, announcing plans to reintroduce legislation that would ban abortion based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome.

February 17, 2019
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the looniest lefty I’ve seen elected to Congress in my lifetime. But Ilhan Omar, her fellow rookie House member from Minnesota, is so radical she scares the pants off me.

February 17, 2019
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In this instance, the antagonist has a name. Steve Robinson.

By Jim Consolato, Golden Valley Resident February 16, 2019
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According to the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), about half of Americans are currently trying to lose weight, many of them employing strategies like switching from peanut M&M’s to the plain variety, or drinking more Cherry Coke to increase their intake of fruit.

By Jason Graves, National Columnist February 14, 2019
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After reading an especially radical platform agreed upon by the British Labor Party, one Tory wag described it as “the longest suicide note in history.”

By Patrick Buchanan, National Columnist February 13, 2019
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Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao did the right thing when she put the brakes on the Obama administration’s regulatory mandate that would have forced an expensive technology called dedicated short-range communication (DSRC) in all new cars and trucks sold in America.

By Phil Kerpen, National Columnist February 13, 2019
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The United States is currently facing a shortage of physicians, especially in rural areas.

February 12, 2019
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In these heated, divisive times, all of us sure could use more kindness. This coming Sunday, Feb. 17, offers us a reminder to embrace kindness.

By Tom Purcell, National Columnist February 12, 2019
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Americans were rightfully outraged when almost 3,000 Americans were killed on 9-11 and another 6,000 injured.

By Paul Gosar, U.S. Representative February 11, 2019
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The endless fight between Republicans and Democrats seemed to pause last week.

By Salena Zito, National Columnist February 11, 2019
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Here’s another reminder that, when it comes to the Trump administration, it’s more important to watch what the White House does, rather than what it says

By John Micek, National Columnist February 10, 2019

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