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In My View

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Family members participating in the care and raising of children is a long-held tradition in our country. However, the reasons for the current trend towards grandparent-headed households are a reflection of contemporary problems.

Readers Write

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No poultry in city backyards. I don't want any livestock next door to me, and I'm sure most people do not. Ask people in Thorobred East what they think.

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Stan Lightner's recent letter was an attempt to rewrite U.S. history by playing word games. He stated that key founders opposed creating an official Christian nation and that our founders were not conservative Christians.

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Colonial America in the 1750s was dominated by the Protestant faith, but the Protestant Church of that era was composed of an antagonistic assortment of bitter and sometimes deadly rival factions -- the Lutherans, Calvinists, Anglicans, Methodists and so on. The Roman Catholic faith was a ti…

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It was with interest that I read Mr. Stan Lightner's May 11 letter in which he denounced Calvinism as heresy; and it was with curiosity that I noted the decision of the Messenger-Inquirer to involve its publication in an issue so arcane. Mr. Lightner evidently is convinced that Calvinists ne…

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The difference between Republicans and Democrats, conservatives and liberals, is we live in alternate realities. Some of us see the universe as a place God created for mankind to have dominion over. Others see it as a gift that we must respect and protect.

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A recent article in the Messenger-Inquirer concerning a local family's experience with a riptide and undertow at Panama City Beach reminded me of a similar episode I had there about 25 years ago.

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We don't make a regular thing of publicly supporting candidates for public office, because as a regular thing we vote against candidates rather than for them, something we are tired of doing. And so we take considerable pleasure in letting people know of our wholehearted support for Sellus W…

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After 50 years being a member of the Republican Party, I find myself resigning from the GOP. I cannot believe that Donald Trump is the best we can do. He's egotistical, arrogant, foul-mouthed, bent to ranting, and in my eye will never be a servant of the people -- he's always been the boss, …

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Elaine and I are deeply saddened by the passing of our good friend, Buzz Norris. Thanks to his vision and leadership as Daviess County judge-executive, the community saw jobs grow and opportunity flourish. And he will be remembered by countless students as a favorite high-school teacher.

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Once again this infamous falsehood raises its heretical head. The United States is not and never has been a "Christian Nation," a sacrilegious claim frequently used by Calvinists, Dominion Theocracy and other non-Christian groups.

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No! Prayer was never removed from public schools, contrary to what Jo Barron was quoted as saying in "National Day of Prayer marks 65 years" (April 30 Messenger-Inquirer).