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Opinion pieces continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

3 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

A new star of the air show

TOM Lackey is 94 and has already done quite a few things most of us would never dream of attempting.

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5 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

Too bad electability is secondary to competence

We are sitting here in July 2014, more than two and a quarter years from the next presidential election, and the jockeying for the nomination has already begun.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Sauer-Thompson.com

tabloid politics

The Abbott Government's tabloid politics is very explicit with respect to the unemployed.

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New York Daily News

Kerry the terribly clueless

But that's only half the story. More significant is the consternation of America's Arab partners, starting with the president of the Palestinian Authority.

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Related Topix: World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Israel,

San Jose Mercury News

Mercury News editorial: Tuck for California schools superintendent

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge wrote in June that California laws governing teacher tenure, dismissals and layoffs have left grossly ineffective teachers in classrooms concentrated in poor communities, unconstitutionally depriving those children of an equal education.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Science / Technology

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Veteran TV impresario Robert Halmi Sr. dies at 90

The Hungarian-born Halmi found success as a magazine photographer after arriving in America in 1951, shooting pictures for such publications as Life and Sports Illustrated.

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Related Topix: Obituaries

Blue's News

Op Ed

St. Albert Gazette - Video game documentary as vacuous as games themselves . We are led down a rabbit hole of mendacity about how video games are good, how they have a unique and fundamental role in society , and how we're only now beginning to understand and explore how they can improve human existence.

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Bournemouth Echo

Saluting our 999 heroes

They work unsocial hours under immense pressure. Like most public sector workers, they have seen their pay cut in real terms for quite a few years in a row.

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The Paducah Sun Online Edition

Foreign policy begins to dog Dems

With metronomic regularity, there is a choreographed minuet of carnage. Israel is attacked.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Africa, Libya

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Whittier Daily News

This death-penalty idea could trigger honest debate: Opinion

It's hard to up the ante in a game of life and death, but a federal judge did it last week.

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Related Topix: Death Penalty, US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

MLive.com

Ann Arbor apartment fire leaves 15 people, including 4 children, displaced

The fire quickly spread through all six apartments in the building, completely gutting the apartment where the blaze started, and causing "minor to moderate fire and water damage" to five others units on the garden level, and second and third floors.

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Wall Street Journal

Opinion: The Ugly Tide Washing Across Europe

About the crowds on Friday in Paris chanting "Palestine will overcome" and "Israel, assassin": Where were they a few days earlier when news broke that over the previous weekend Syria's civil war had produced 720 more dead, adding to the 150,000 others who have not had the honor of demonstrations in France? Why did the protesters not pour into the ... (more)

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Batley Today

Opinion: Spenborough Chamber of Trade chairwoman Viv Laycock

I have to say that the flower tubs and baskets in Cleckheaton look absolutely blooming marvellous - sorry - but they really do look fabulous! A lady customer came from Thackley to Cleckheaton for the first time and said "how pretty" Cleckheaton is.

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Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

The Modesto Bee

Editorials from around Pennsylvania

In November's election, will you have to choose between candidates only from the two major parties or will smaller parties get candidates onto the ballot, too? That question will be decided soon.

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Related Topix: Libertarian Party

The Modesto Bee

A sampling of editorials from around New York

Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally took public questions on Monday about a scorching report in The Times last week that revealed how his aides had interfered with ethics investigators in Albany.

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Related Topix: New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

KMIZ

Giants RHP Cain to get another opinion on ailing elbow

Right-hander Matt Cain flew to Florida on Tuesday for a scheduled appointment with Dr. James Andrews on Wednesday, but Giants manager Bruce Bochy warned not to read too much into the visit.

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Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

APNewsBreak: Ventura passage to be cut from book

In this July 22, 2014 file photo former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, center, arrives at court with his wife, Terry, and others for his defamation lawsuit against "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle in St. Paul, Minn.

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Sentinel & Enterprise

Eugene Robinson: Republicans absent on immigration reform

The Republican Party's paralysis on immigration is so complete -- and so utterly irresponsible -- that President Obama has no choice but to act on his own.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

Daily and Sunday Review

Government should be transparent

Government secrets should be an oxymoron rather than a common aspect of public business.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Opinion: Liberals Love the 'One Percent'

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has said the central bank's goal is "to help Main Street not Wall Street," and many liberal commentators seem convinced that she is advancing that goal.

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