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Op-Eds and Letters

July 30, 2013 Op-Ed and Letters
In the face of looming disaster, The House of Representatives' underfunding of the chief agency responsible for flood protection demonstrates an alarming indifference to the crumbling infrastructure around us, and highlights a need to act.
June 20, 2013 Op-Ed and Letters
The services and healthcare offered by the Department of Veterans Affairs are a small but meaningful token of our appreciation for the sacrifices of our brave service members. I urge all veterans and their families to learn what the VA has to offer.
March 23, 2013 Op-Ed and Letters
Ten years after the war in Iraq began, one thing that remains steadfast is our nation's ability to separate the warriors from the war.
February 18, 2013 Op-Ed and Letters
On the occasion of George Washington's hundredth birthday, Daniel Webster cited one of the great man's last admonishments to the American people: that nothing is more dangerous than a government "at war with the very elements of its own existence."
February 8, 2013 Op-Ed and Letters
Since the beginning of President Obama's first term, we've heard countless narratives about Congress' inability to deal with the debt, and how this could affect our nation's economy.
December 23, 2012 Op-Ed and Letters
The harrowing and heartbreaking events of Newtown have left the state of Connecticut and the nation reeling from shock and grief. The tragic and senseless deaths of 20 schoolchildren and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary School are forcing us to re-examine how we protect our children. How is it possible that daily deaths from mass shootings in cities and suburbs have now become an acceptable norm?