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For the love of those gathered at the feast

My wife and I were truly blessed to have our children, some relatives and close friends gathered for Thanksgiving, which has always been my favorite holiday. So many of the people I love, all together around the table and nothing on the agenda except to re-tell stories from the past, muse about the future, revel in each other’s company and eat until we couldn’t. The world’s problems seemed to melt away.

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Cartoon, November 30, 2022

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Free speech trumps party politics any day

To the Editor: Here I am, a constitutional conservative who for 40-plus years has voted, held office, and worked as a Republican volunteer, sitting at my computer feeling thrilled to death over the Republican red wave that wasn’t.

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It may be time to amend Constitution
 

It may be time to amend Constitution

To the Editor: Rob Schofield in last week’s Smoky Mountain News decried the current Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) as “political” because it has taken the words in the Constitution literally and seriously. Seriously?

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Will Trump answer to the American people?
 

Will Trump answer to the American people?

To the Editor: A college football coach will tell you there are three basic units that comprise a football team: offense, defense and special teams.

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