John Edwards

To the editor, I'd appreciate the Daily Sun printing the contents of this memorandum I sent to President George Bush. Mr. President, I saw in this morning’s paper that you are planning a trip to New Hampshire next week, as am I. Somehow I doubt that the comments you hear at your hand-picked, invitation-only events will reflect the real concerns and struggles that regular families are facing under your leadership. Luckily, I’ve held over thirty town hall meetings with literally ...

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Doug Lambert

The Webster's Online Dictionary defines SUPPORT as "(1): to promote the interests or cause of (2): to uphold or defend as valid or right: ADVOCATE (3): to argue or vote for (3) a: to pay the costs of: MAINTAIN b: to provide a basis for the existence or subsistence of." A while back, an article entitled "Support seen for full-day kindergarten in Gilford" reported that many parents of young children would like to see full time kindergarten brought to the town. And why wouldn't they — ...

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Lisa Danetz

As the top law enforcement officer of the federal government, the Attorney General of the United States has a moral duty to act with honesty and integrity, and to guard his reputation as a law-abiding citizen. This means the Attorney General must — at the very minimum — make sure the political committees connected to him follow the nation's campaign finance rules. Respect for the law demands no less. So why is John Ashcroft stonewalling about charges that his 2000 Senate campaign ...

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Ed Philpot

I wouldn't want to be the President's Press Secretary, Scott McLellan, this week. The President and Karl Rove put him in the unenviable position of being pressed to deny something that he has taken great pains to know nothing about. I've just read the transcript of McLellan's White House press briefing on Monday morning, and I can almost feel his discomfort. The subject of Monday's briefing was possible White House involvement in the outing of the wife of Ambassador Joseph Wilson, ...

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Larry Fortin

It's that time of year again. September 1 was the beginning of the bear season and archery season started September 15. Muzzleloader is from November 1 to 11, followed by rifle from November 12 to December 7. The season ends with another week of archery from December 7 to 15. Hunters make up 10 percent of the population and another 10 percent are anti-hunters, some of whom are fanatics. They would follow hunters into the woods, blowing whistles and banging pots. On a few occasions it ...

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