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Politicians using negative labels divide the nation

To The Herald-Whig: I am not a racist. I am not a bigot. I am not a sexist. I am not homophobic. I don't hate immigrants. I am not a deplorable. I am just a guy who gets up five days a week, goes to work, and does the best he can to take care of his famil

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Presidents have constitutional right to fire agency heads

To The Herald-Whig: I was watching on Fox News as President Donald Trump arrived home from his trip to Switzerland. As is often my habit, I turned to CNN to see what it was covering. I then went to MSNBC to check its coverage. I was not surprised that it

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85th birthday celebration was a joy

I want to thank my family and friends for joining together in celebration of my 85th birthday.

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Thanks for birthday open house

I would like to thank my family for the open house on Sunday, Jan. 14, for my 90th birthday.

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Infrastructure program can move U.S. economy forward

To The Herald-Whig: 2017 was a record year for our economy. Thanks to tax reform, and this administration's aggressive regulatory reduction, our economy is growing at an exponential rate. 2018 presents a great opportunity to push the throttle on economic

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Visit to VA reveals humble heroes who deserve better

To The Herald-Whig: I recently watched with pride as a group of veterans interacted at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia, Mo. A veteran, whom the receptionist had called Mr. Jackson, took a seat across the room from me, and when a

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NFL rejects AMVETS ad, deserves penalty flag

To The Herald-Whig: Several days ago the National Football League told the veterans group AMVETS that it could not run an ad in the Super Bowl LII program booklet that asks everyone in the stadium to stand during the national anthem before this Sunday's g

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Single-bid deals can be good if it's the right bidder

To The Herald-Whig: I got to thinking about a recent newspaper story about the Quincy Public School committee's concern regarding the lack of competition on food and nonfood bids. While I understand that multiple bids help keep prices in check, I hope tha

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Congress could tweak patent laws to bring down drug costs

To The Herald-Whig: The Herald-Whig opinion piece from Jan. 25 was from the Chicago Tribune and discussed miracle medications and their high costs. The conclusion was that the drugs are worth it. To make its point, the Tribune used a new medication called

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Salvation Army thankful for community support

To The Herald-Whig: It is with a very thankful heart that I submit this letter of thanks to you and the people of Quincy for continued support and affection of the Salvation Army. We recently celebrated the start of our 125th year in Quincy, and the retur