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A Matter Of Opinion archive for Feb. 2010

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 2010

Wed., Feb. 24, 2010, 1:30 p.m.

"Benedict Brown" 

U.S. Sen. Scott Brown sure went for hero to zero in record time. Now, he's a traitor and a RINO.James Taranto tells conservatives to grow up.If Scott Brown is a RINO, any conservative with an semblance of sanity should drop to his knees and say...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 23, 2010

Tue., Feb. 23, 2010, 3:30 p.m.

Health care issues 82 

Here's a reader topic:Health Savings Accounts are one way to bend the cost curve in a downward direction. This would lead to lower health insurance rates. The Obamacare plans will get rid of HSAs. What is the Democrat plan to actually lower costs?And another:Once upon...

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MONDAY, FEB. 22, 2010

Mon., Feb. 22, 2010, 5:11 p.m.

Census, education, war and Tiger! 47 

Got an email from a blog reader who offered the following topics for commentary.How do you feel about?The 20 plus billion dollar price tag of the upcoming census?If the Federal Department of Education bothers you, how do you feel about the Department of Energy? With...

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Mon., Feb. 22, 2010, 10:25 a.m.

Note to commenters

Knock off the juvenile innuendo and language stuff. It's very simple to ban someone. A lot easier than playing grammar school principal. Discuss the issues. Do not discuss this. Choice is yours.

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THURSDAY, FEB. 18, 2010

Thu., Feb. 18, 2010, 11:15 a.m.

Thursday's Loose Thread 69 

If conservatives had a problem with the Bush administration, it sure didn't materialize today when Dick Cheney made an appearance at a rally of conservative pooh-bahs."I think 2010 will be a phenomenal year for the conservative cause and I think Barack Obama is a one-term...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 16, 2010

MONDAY, FEB. 15, 2010

Mon., Feb. 15, 2010, 8:01 a.m.

Monday's Loose Thread 70 

Happy President's Day. How are you celebrating at your house? I'm thinking of chopping down the apple tree. I felled the cherry tree a long time ago.Thought on this and important stuff go here.

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FRIDAY, FEB. 12, 2010

WEDNESDAY, FEB. 10, 2010

MONDAY, FEB. 8, 2010

THURSDAY, FEB. 4, 2010

Thu., Feb. 4, 2010, 10:25 a.m.

State falling short 163 

More details will be forthcoming, but Associated Press just reported that a judge ruled today the state of Washington is not meeting its constitutional duty to fully fund basic education. That may not surprise anyone, but the big question will be how the state will...

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MONDAY, FEB. 1, 2010

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