Opinion



Working people don’t get raises when taxes hiked

By K.R. MCNEASE,

During the last few years, I have noticed an ever increasing amount of double-standard views on an also ever-increasing number of topics. The topic for my soapbox rant is the use of double standards in our tax system. There are a number of large corporations in our state that wish to announce their support for an increase in fuel tax.





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Rescue the perishing

By CHARLIE SMITH,
Brother Tom Thurman has heard at night as he tried to sleep the cries of the starving pleading for food. He has seen men with pitchforks every morning load up the dead from the streets — 1,200 a week — to dump the corpses outside the city.



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