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  • ALAN CHEAH

    Lipstick on a pig

    If you can’t say what you are for, say what you are against. If you have no accomplishments of your own discredit your opponent’s accomplishments. When your party’s Congress is truly the worst Congress (21% approval), falsely claim the other party’s president is the worst...

  • T.R. WILLIAMS

    It’s a Small Small World

    Have you ever encountered another human‐being that in some way awakened you?

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Our community will benefit

    Three weeks ago my wife and I brought Noelana into our home. She is a wonderful addition to our family and we have seen a great deal of growth in her during this short time. Noelana is a Siamese kitten who had become lost or abandoned in the Parlier area and the fine people at The Cat House on the...

  • DR. BILL ATWOOD

    Worst president ever

    When Gutzon Borglum began to carve the heads of the four presidents into Mount Rushmore and later, following his death, his son, Lincoln Borglum, finished the enormous project it was intended to honor leaders of America who had done great things.

  • PETER CAVANAUGH

    “American Sniper”

    When Howard Stern interviewed Bradley Cooper on satellite radio in early December, Howard asked how someone as old as 84-year-old Clint Eastwood could have possibly directed such a remarkable film at his advanced age. Cooper, whose portrayal of Navy SEAL Chris Kyle is positively metamorphic and, ...

  • LETTERS

    Letters to the Editor - Feb. 5, 2015

    Salt-in-the-wounds - Fire danger - Transparency of Austin Quarry - Wonderful decorations - Breath of fresh air

  • OPINION

    Oil from plastic

    Did you know that approximately 7% of global oil reserves are used to produce plastic bags - and that nearly 900 million barrels of crude oil (a nonrenewable energy source) are used every year to make plastic?

  • OPINION

    Falling gas prices mask hidden tax

    So why is it that while other states are now enjoying gas prices of less than $2 per gallon, California is still paying higher prices? Due to high taxes and costly regulations, our state’s gas prices are higher than other states. It’s been that way for years. But what’s new ...

  • LETTERS

    Letter to Editor

    Outstanding musicians

  • OPINION

    Congressman McClintock remarks on president’s state of the union speech

    Congressman Tom McClintock delivered the following remarks on the House floor Jan. 21 in regards to President Obama’s Jan. 20 State of the Union Address:

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