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Auschwitz, today

WASHINGTON - Amid the ritual expressions of regret and the pledges of "never again" on Tuesday's 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, a bitter irony was noted: Anti-Semitism has returned to Europe. With a vengeance. It has become …

Are today's Millennials the new Victorian generation?

Public policymakers and political pundits tend to focus on problems - understandably, because if things are going right they aren't thought to need attention. Yet positive developments can teach us things as well, when, for reasons not necessarily …
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Notable & Quotable: Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

In an editorial this week, The Charleston Post and Courier declares, "Ruling stands, so fix schools." Read it online at www.postandcourier.com: Plenty of obstacles stand in the way of improving schools in the state's poor, rural districts, but in …
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Recent State of the Union editorial reaches many

After reading your editorial on Thursday, Jan. 22, on the State of the Union, an old saying came to me: "There are some things more painful than the truth. I just cannot think of any." Your pen was much sharper than any sword for it touched many. I …

Football players need a coach who will commit

I have lived in Sumter since 1965 and have seen many changes. However, I have never seen football coaches jump ship as much as they have in the last few years. The players need stability. I appeal to the ones involved in hiring the next …
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Editorial Roundup: Jan. 30, 2015

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: The Herald of Rock Hill Jan. 28 road plan won't meet state's needs We're gratified that Gov. Nikki Haley finally has put a higher state gasoline tax on the table as part of the solution …
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