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January 16, 2014 RSS feed / Editorials

Front Porch Philosopher

Cold in the good old days

I have done a lot of thinking about cold weather in the past week as I am sure you have, too. I live in an old house, one made for keeping cool in the hot southern summers. I rarely have high air conditioning bills in the heat of summer. More...

Ramblin’ Roses and Flyin’ Bricks

Taking guesses when I’m asked a question

Jan. 16, 1963   More...

Smart Banking

Analysis of who pays taxes

I n a letter written in 1789, Benjamin Franklin observed, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” While the former is certain 100 percent of the time, the latter is not necessarily so.  More...

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From the Capitol

Dead time coming for legislative issues

I t’s this time every four years when the thrill of a new legislative session gives way to the thrill of slop in the pig pen and nothing, yes even of a destructive nature usually gets accomplished. More...